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Anatipopecten anatipes

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinidae

Taxonomy
Pecten anatipes was named by Morton (1833) [DISTRIBUTION: Eocene-Early Oligocene; Gulf Coastal Plain.]. Its type specimen is ANSP 12575, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Anatipopecten.

It was recombined as Pecten (Nodipecten) anatipes by Dall (1898); it was recombined as Chlamys (Chlamys) anatipes by Tucker-Rowland (1936); it was recombined as Chlamys anatipes by Ivey (1957); it was recombined as Flexopecten anatipes by Palmer and Brann (1965); it was recombined as Chlamys (Anatipopecten) anatipes by Dockery (1982); it was recombined as Anatipopecten anatipes by Waller (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1833Pecten anatipes Morton p. 293 figs. pl. 5, fig. 4
1834Pecten anatipes Morton p. 58
1898Pecten (Nodipecten) anatipes Dall p. 730
1936Chlamys (Chlamys) anatipes Tucker-Rowland p. 1004
1957Chlamys anatipes Ivey
1965Flexopecten anatipes Palmer and Brann p. 144
1982Chlamys (Anatipopecten) anatipes Dockery p. 43
2011Anatipopecten anatipes Waller p. 112

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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)
suborderPectinidina(Adams and Adams 1858)
superfamilyPectinoideaRafinesque 1815
PectinoidaeRafinesque 1815
familyPectinidaeWilkes 1810
genusAnatipopectenRöding 1798
speciesanatipes(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