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Pecten (Pecten) perplanus

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinidae

Taxonomy
Pecten perplanus was named by Morton (1833) [DISTRIBUTION: Oligocene; Gulf Coastal Plain]. Its type specimen is LSUGM 8053, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Aequipecten perplanus by Palmer and Brann (1965); it was recombined as Pecten (Pecten) perplanus by Dockery (1982).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1833Pecten perplanus Morton p. 293 figs. pl. 5, fig. 5
1965Aequipecten perplanus Palmer and Brann p. 25
1982Pecten (Pecten) perplanus Dockery p. 46

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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
genusPecten
subgenusPecten
speciesperplanus(Morton 1833)

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