Leda

Leda novaeguineensis, copyright G. & Ph. Poppe.


Belongs within: Bivalvia.

The name Leda has been used for a group of small infaunal bivalves, though it does not currently seem to generally be regarded as a valid genus.

<==Leda
    |--L. corbuloides Smith 1885 H09
    |--L. crassa (Hinds 1843) [=Nucula crassa] H09
    |--L. darwini Smith 1884 H09
    |--L. huttoni Tenison-Woods 1878 F71
    |--L. inconspicua F71
    |--L. lucida Tenison-Woods 1879 F71
    |--L. neariformis Smith 1885 H09
    |--L. novaeguineensis Smith 1885 H09
    |--L. sulculata GW02
    `--L. watsoni Smith 1885 H09

*Type species of generic name indicated

REFERENCES

[F71] Fletcher, H. O. 1971. Catalogue of type specimens of fossils in the Australian Museum, Sydney. Australian Museum Memoir 13: 1-167.

[GW02] Giribet, G., & W. Wheeler. 2002. On bivalve phylogeny: A high-level analysis of the Bivalvia (Mollusca) based on combined morphology and DNA sequence data. Invertebrate Biology 121 (4): 271-324.

[H09] Hedley, C. 1909. The Marine Fauna of Queensland: Address by the President of Section D. Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science: Brisbane.

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