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Nucula excavata

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculidae

Taxonomy
Nucula excavata was named by Goldfuss (1837). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Mt. Haunsberg, which is in a Paleocene coastal sandstone/marl in the Oiching Formation of Austria.

It was recombined as Leda excavata by Frech (1912); it was recombined as Nuculana excavata by Xu (1978).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1837Nucula excavata Goldfuss
1863Nucula excavata M√ľnster
1912Leda excavata Frech
1978Nuculana excavata Xu p. 317 figs. Pl 104, figs 1,2

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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
genusNuculaLamarck 1799
speciesexcavataGoldfuss 1837

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