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Chlamys (Chlamys) varia

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinidae

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

It was recombined as Pecten varius by Woods (1850) and Jeffreys (1864); it was recombined as Chlamys varia by Dermitzakis and Georgiades-Dikeoulia (1987); it was recombined as Chlamys (Chlamys) varia by Hendy (2007).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Ostrea varia Linnaeus
1850Pecten varius Woods p. 41
1864Pecten varius Jeffreys p. 54
1987Chlamys varia Dermitzakis and Georgiades-Dikeoulia
2007Chlamys (Chlamys) varia Hendy

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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
genusChlamysRöding 1798
subgenusChlamysRoding 1798
speciesvaria()

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
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