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Spathochlamys benedicti

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinidae

Taxonomy
Chlamys benedicti was named by Dall (1898) [DISTRIBUTION: Western Atlantic (Recent).]. It is extant. It is the type species of Spathochlamys.

It was recombined as Chlamys (Chlamys) benedicti by Weisbord (1964); it was recombined as Spathochlamys benedicti by Waller (1993) and Coan et al. (2000).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1897Chlamys benedicti Verrill and Bush
1898Chlamys benedicti Dall pp. 715-716
1964Chlamys (Chlamys) benedicti Weisbord pp. 139-142
1993Spathochlamys benedicti Waller p. 230
2000Spathochlamys benedicti Coan et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
RankNameAuthor
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
OstreioniFerussac 1822
OstreataFerussac 1822
superorderOstreiformiiFerussac 1822
orderPectinida(Gray 1854)
suborderPectinidina(Adams and Adams 1858)
superfamilyPectinoideaRafinesque 1815
PectinoidaeRafinesque 1815
familyPectinidaeWilkes 1810
genusSpathochlamys
speciesbenedicti(Dall 1898)

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