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Aequipecten opercularis

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinidae

Taxonomy
Ostrea opercularis was named by Linnaeus (1758) [DISTRIBUTION: Pleistocene-Recent; Western Europe.]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Pecten opercularis by Lamarck (1819) and Woods (1850); it was recombined as Chlamys opercularis by van Regteren Altena (1937); it was recombined as Pecten (Chlamys) opercularis by Heering (1950); it was recombined as Pecten (Aequipecten) opercularis by Heering (1950); it was recombined as Chlamys (Aequipecten) opercularis by Glibert (1957); it was recombined as Lyropecten (Aequipecten) opercularis by van Regteren Altena et al. (1969); it was synonymized subjectively with Entolium orbiculare by Dhondt (1971); it was recombined as Aequipecten (Aequipecten) opercularis by Cavallo and Repetto (1992); it was recombined as Aequipecten opercularis by Lucas (1979), Woodring (1982) and Marquet and Dijkstra (2000).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Ostrea opercularis Linnaeus
1791Ostrea dubia Gmelin p. 575 figs. pl. 16, fig. 16
1814Ostrea dubia Brocchi p. 575 figs. pl. 16, fig. 16
1819Pecten opercularis Lamarck p. 172
1825Pecten gracilis Sowerby p. 129 figs. pl. 393, fig, 2
1850Pecten opercularis Woods p. 35
1850Pecten gracilis Woods p. 37
1850Pecten dubius Woods p. 38
1937Chlamys opercularis van Regteren Altena p. 61
1950Pecten (Aequipecten) opercularis Heering p. 13
1950Pecten (Chlamys) opercularis Heering p. 46
1957Chlamys (Aequipecten) opercularis Glibert p. 28
1969Lyropecten (Aequipecten) opercularis van Regteren Altena and et al. p. 16
1979Aequipecten opercularis Lucas p. 14
1982Aequipecten opercularis Woodring
1992Aequipecten (Aequipecten) opercularis Cavallo and Repetto p. 186
2000Aequipecten opercularis Marquet and Dijkstra p. 40

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
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
subfamilyChlamydinaevon Teppner 1922
genusAequipectenFischer 1886
speciesopercularis()

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