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Nucula (Nucula) sphenopsis

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculidae

Taxonomy
Nucula sphenopsis was named by Conrad (1865) [m. kosnik taxon no: 6765]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Nucula (Nucula) spheniopsis by Palmer and Brann (1965); it was recombined as Nucula (Nucula) sphenopsis by Woodring (1973); it was corrected as Nucula spheniopsis by Kosnik (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1865Nucula sphenopsis Conrad p. 140 figs. pl. 10, fig. 13
1945Nucula sphenopsis Gardner p. 42
1965Nucula (Nucula) spheniopsis Palmer and Brann p. 213
1973Nucula (Nucula) sphenopsis Woodring p. 488
2002Nucula spheniopsis Kosnik

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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
speciessphenopsis(Conrad 1865)

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