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Phestia darwini

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculanidae

Taxonomy
Tellinomya darwini was named by de Koninck (1877).

It was recombined as Nuculana darwini by Fletcher (1945), Dickins (1957) and Muromtseva (1981); it was recombined as Nuculana darwinii by Campbell (1953); it was recombined as Phestia darwini by Dickins (1963) and Clarke (1992).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1877Tellinomya darwini de Koninck p. 147 figs. Pl 16, fig 9
1887Tellinomya etheridgei Johnston p. 17 figs. Pl 3, figs 7-11
1945Nuculana darwini Fletcher p. 306 figs. Pl 21, figs 1,2; pl 22, figs 1,2
1945Nuculana etheridgei Fletcher p. 308
1953Nuculana darwinii Campbell p. 22
1957Nuculana darwini Dickins
1963Phestia darwini Dickins p. 38 figs. Pl 2, figs 4-11
1981Nuculana darwini Muromtseva p. 28 figs. Pl 7, figs 8-11
1992Phestia darwini Clarke p. 26 fig. 24J,K

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
RankNameAuthor
orderProtobranchiaPelseneer 1889
superorderNuculaniformiiCarter et al. 2000
orderNuculanida(Carter et al. 2000)
superfamilyNuculanoideaAdams and Adams 1858
familyNuculanidaeAdams and Adams 1858
genusPhestiaChernyshev 1951
speciesdarwini(de Koninck 1877)

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