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Laevichlamys multisquamata

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinidae

Taxonomy
Pecten multisquamatus was named by Dunker (1864) [DISTRIBUTION: Pleistocene-Recent; tropical western Atlantic]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Chlamys multisquamata by Waller (1973); it was recombined as Laevichlamys multisquamata by Waller (1993).

Synonyms
  • Pecten effluens was named by Dall (1886) [TYPE LOCALITY: Recent; off Havana.]. It is extant.

    It was recombined as Chlamys effluens by Verrill (1897); it was synonymized subjectively with Laevichlamys multisquamata by Waller (1993).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1864Pecten multisquamatus Dunker p. 100
1886Pecten effluens Dall p. 219
1897Chlamys effluens Verrill p. 59
1973Chlamys multisquamata Waller p. 41
1993Laevichlamys multisquamata Waller p. 205

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
RankNameAuthor
OstreioniFerussac 1822
OstreataFerussac 1822
superorderOstreiformiiFerussac 1822
orderPectinida(Gray 1854)
suborderPectinidina(Adams and Adams 1858)
superfamilyPectinoideaRafinesque 1815
PectinoidaeRafinesque 1815
familyPectinidaeWilkes 1810
subfamilyPectininaeWilkes 1810
tribeChlamydinivon Teppner 1922
genusLaevichlamys
speciesmultisquamata(Dunker 1864)

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