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Palaeonucula lunulata

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculidae

Taxonomy
Nucula lunulata was named by Morningstar (1922) [Girty in Morningstar 1922]. It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Sugar Camp Creek, Sharon Unit, Scioto, which is in a Morrowan coastal shale in Ohio.

It was recombined as Palaeonucula lunulata by Wagner (2017).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1922Nucula lunulata Morningstar p. 202 figs. Pl. X, figs. 17-19
2017Palaeonucula lunulata Wagner

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
RankNameAuthor
orderProtobranchiaPelseneer 1889
superorderNuculiformiiDall 1889
orderNuculida(Dall 1889)
superfamilyNuculoidea(Gray 1824)
familyNuculidaeGray 1824
genusPalaeonuculaQuenstedt 1930
specieslunulata()

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