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Nucula (Nucula) mauricensis

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculidae

Taxonomy
Nucula magnifica mauricensis was named by Harris (1919) [DISTRIBUTION: Eocene; Gulf Coastal Plain.]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Nucula (Nucula) mauricensis by Palmer and Brann (1965); it was recombined as Nucula mauricensis by Deussen (1924), Gardner (1945) and Kosnik (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1919Nucula magnifica mauricensis Harris p. 74 figs. pl. 26, figs. 4-6
1924Nucula mauricensis Deussen p. 67
1945Nucula mauricensis Gardner p. 41
1965Nucula (Nucula) mauricensis Palmer and Brann p. 210

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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
genusNuculaLamarck 1799
subgenusNuculaLamarck 1799
speciesmauricensis(Harris 1919)

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