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Yoldia limatula

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Yoldiidae

Taxonomy
Nucula limatula was named by Say (1831) [DISTRIBUTION: Gulf of St Lawrence-North Carolina (Recent); Quebec-South Carolina (Pleistocene)]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Leda limatula by Holmes (1860); it was recombined as Yoldia limatula by Clark (1906), Blake (1953), Richards (1962) and Hendy et al. (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1831Nucula limatula Say
1860Leda limatula Holmes p. 18
1906Yoldia limatula Clark p. 209
1953Yoldia limatula Blake
1962Yoldia limatula Richards p. 52
2008Yoldia limatula Hendy et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
RankNameAuthor
orderProtobranchiaPelseneer 1889
superorderNuculaniformiiCarter et al. 2000
orderNuculanida(Carter et al. 2000)
superfamilyNuculanoideaAdams and Adams 1858
familyYoldiidaeHabe 1977
genusYoldiaMöller 1842
specieslimatula(Say 1831)

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