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Argopecten uselmae

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinidae

Pecten uselmae was named by Pilsbry and Johnson (1917) [DISTRIBUTION: Cenozoic; circum-Caribbean.]. Its type specimen is ANSP 11124, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Plagioctenium uselmae by Pilsbry and Johnston (1917) and Mongin (1968); it was recombined as Chlamys (Aequipecten) uselmae by Woodring (1924) and Woodring et al. (1924); it was recombined as Chlamys (Plagioctenium) uselmae by Woodring (1925); it was recombined as Argopecten uselmae by Franco (1983) and Waller (2011).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1917Pecten uselmae Pilsbry and Johnson p. 194
1917Plagioctenium uselmae Pilsbry and Johnston p. 194 figs. pl. 6, figs. 3, 4
1922Pecten (Chlamys) costaricensis Olsson p. 201 figs. pl. 18, figs. 8-11
1924Chlamys (Aequipecten) uselmae Woodring p. 221
1924Chlamys (Aequipecten) uselmae Woodring et al.
1925Chlamys (Plagioctenium) uselmae Woodring
1925Chlamys (Plagioctenium) concinnata Woodring p. 70 figs. pl. 8, fig. 8
1925Chlamys (Plagioctenium) gonioides Woodring p. 71 figs. pl. 8, figs. 11, 12
1925Chlamys (Plagioctenium) mansfieldi Woodring p. 71 figs. pl. 8, fig. 10
1968Plagioctenium uselmae Mongin p. 486
1983Argopecten uselmae Franco
2011Argopecten uselmae Waller p. 64

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EubilateriaAx 1987
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
OstreioniFerussac 1822
OstreataFerussac 1822
superorderOstreiformiiFerussac 1822
orderPectinida(Gray 1854)
suborderPectinidina(Adams and Adams 1858)
superfamilyPectinoideaRafinesque 1815
PectinoidaeRafinesque 1815
familyPectinidaeWilkes 1810
genusArgopectenMonterosato 1889
speciesuselmae(Pilsbry and Johnson 1917)

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.

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