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Amusium (Propeamussium) alabamense

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Propeamussiidae

Taxonomy
Pecten (Pleuronectia) alabamensis was named by Aldrich (1886) [DISTRIBUTION: Eocene; Gulf Coastal Plain.]. Its type specimen is USNM 638806, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Pecten (Amusium) alabamensis by de Gregario (1890); it was recombined as Pecten alabamensis by Aldrich (1921); it was recombined as Amusium (Propeamussium) alabamense by Palmer and Brann (1965).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1886Pecten (Pleuronectia) alabamensis Aldrich p. 40 figs. pl. 4, fig. 8
1890Pecten (Amusium) alabamensis de Gregario p. 183
1921Pecten alabamensis Aldrich
1965Amusium (Propeamussium) alabamense Palmer and Brann p. 29

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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)
suborderEntoliidina
superfamilyEntolioideaTeppner 1922
familyPropeamussiidaeAbbott 1954
genusAmusiumde Gregorio 1884
subgenusPropeamussium
speciesalabamense(Aldrich 1886)

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