WoRMS taxon details

Pronucula Hedley, 1902

607413  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:607413)

accepted
Genus
Pronucula decorosa Hedley, 1902 (type by original designation)
Species Pronucula benguelana A. H. Clarke, 1961
Species Pronucula bollonsi Powell, 1955
Species Pronucula covra (Bergmans, 1978)
Species Pronucula decorosa Hedley, 1902
Species Pronucula distincta (W. H. Turton, 1932)
Species Pronucula kermadecensis W. R. B. Oliver, 1915
Species Pronucula maoria Powell, 1937
Species Pronucula notobenthalis (Thiele, 1912)
Species Pronucula surinamensis (van Regteren Altena, 1968)
Species Pronucula tenuis Powell, 1927

Species Pronucula australiensis Thiele, 1930 accepted as Austronucula australiensis (Thiele, 1930) (original combination)
Species Pronucula cancellata Cotton, 1930 accepted as Nucula mayi (Iredale, 1930)
Species Pronucula concentrica Cotton, 1930 accepted as Nucula pusilla Angas, 1877
Species Pronucula decorosa sensu May, 1915 accepted as Nucula mayi (Iredale, 1930) (misidentification)
Species Pronucula flindersi Cotton, 1930 accepted as Ennucula dilecta (E. A. Smith, 1891)
Species Pronucula insignis Hayami & Kase, 1993 accepted as Nucula insignis (Hayami & Kase, 1993)
Species Pronucula mayi Iredale, 1930 accepted as Nucula mayi (Iredale, 1930) (original combination)
Species Pronucula mesembrina Hedley, 1916 accepted as Nucula mesembrina (Hedley, 1916) (original combination)
Species Pronucula saltator Iredale, 1939 accepted as Nucula saltator (Iredale, 1939) (original combination)
Species Pronucula totangiensis Marwick, 1931 † accepted as Deminucula totangiensis (Marwick, 1931) † accepted as Nucula totangiensis (Marwick, 1931) (original combination)
Species Pronucula vincentiana Cotton & Godfrey, 1938 accepted as Nucula vincentiana (Cotton & Godfrey, 1938)
Species Pronucula voorwindei Bergmans, 1969 accepted as Nucula torresi E. A. Smith, 1885
marine
Status Huber (2015) treated Pronucula as a subgenus of Nucula, rather than following Marshall & Spencer (2013) in assigning it...  
Status Huber (2015) treated Pronucula 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). Pronucula Hedley, 1902. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=607413 on 2018-04-19
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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. Molluscan Research 33(1): 40-49., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/13235818.2012.754147 [details]   

basis of record  (ofNucula (Pronucula) Hedley, 1902) Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   
From editor or global species database
Status Huber (2015) treated Pronucula 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]