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Chesapecten santamaria

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinidae

Taxonomy
Chlamys (Lyropecten) santamaria was named by Tucker (1934).

It was recombined as Chesapecten (Chesapecten) santamaria by Ward (1992); it was recombined as Chesapecten santamaria by Hendy et al. (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1934Chlamys (Lyropecten) santamaria Tucker p. 615 figs. Plate 26, Fig. 2
1975Chlamys (Lyropecten) santamaria Ward and Blackwelder p. 11 figs. Plate 4, figures 3-6; plate 7, figures 5, 12
1992Chesapecten (Chesapecten) santamaria Ward p. 70
2008Chesapecten santamaria Hendy et al.

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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
genusChesapecten
speciessantamaria(Tucker 1934)

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
L. W. Ward and B. W. Blackwelder 1975Chesapecten santamaria has flattened ribs, a deep byssal notch, a short hinge area, exterior sculpture of uniform scabrous lirae, and an only slightly convex right valve.