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Nuculavus menuda

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculidae

Taxonomy
Nuculavus menuda was named by Kues (1991). Its type specimen is UNM 10909, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is UNM 1320, Tularosa clay pit, which is in a Gzhelian marine shale in the Laborcita Formation of New Mexico.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1991Nuculavus menuda Kues p. 234 figs. 2.12-2.18

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
RankNameAuthor
orderProtobranchiaPelseneer 1889
superorderNuculiformiiDall 1889
orderNuculida(Dall 1889)
superfamilyNuculoidea(Gray 1824)
familyNuculidaeGray 1824
genusNuculavusTschernyschev 1943
speciesmenuda

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available