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Varinucula P. A. Maxwell, 1988

722862  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:722862)

accepted
Genus
Nucula gallinacea Finlay, 1930 accepted as Varinucula gallinacea (Finlay, 1930) (type by original designation)
Nucula (Varinucula) P. A. Maxwell, 1988· accepted, alternate representation
marine
recent + fossil
Not documented
Status Huber (2015) treated Varinucula as a subgenus of Nucula, rather than following Marshall & Spencer (2013) in assigning it...  
Status Huber (2015) treated Varinucula as a subgenus of Nucula, rather than following Marshall & Spencer (2013) in assigning it generic rank. However, he admitted to the absence of solid data to support either of these conflicting views. [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Varinucula Maxwell, 1988. Accessed at: http://www.molluscabase.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=722862 on 2019-06-27
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2013-03-13 21:39:32Z
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2017-10-27 19:29:48Z
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status source Marshall B.A. & Spencer H.G. (2013) Comments on some taxonomic changes affecting marine Bivalvia of the New Zealand region recently introduced in Huber's Compendium of bivalves, with some additional taxonomic changes. <i>Molluscan Research</i> 33(1): 40-49., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/13235818.2012.754147 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Status Huber (2015) treated Varinucula as a subgenus of Nucula, rather than following Marshall & Spencer (2013) in assigning it generic rank. However, he admitted to the absence of solid data to support either of these conflicting views. [details]