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Chlamys cushmani

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinidae

Taxonomy
Pecten cushmani was named by Kellum (1926) [DISTRIBUTION: Late Eocene; North Carolina.]. It is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is USGS 10627 (T.J.. Faulkner Farm), Castle Hayne LS, Pitt County, N. Carolina), which is in a Bartonian marine wackestone/grainstone in the Castle Hayne Formation of North Carolina.

It was recombined as Chlamys cushmani by Palmer and Brann (1965).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1926Pecten cushmani Kellum p. 20 figs. pl. 2, fig. 1
1965Chlamys cushmani Palmer and Brann p. 83

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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
genusChlamysRöding 1798
speciescushmani()

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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