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Similipecten greenlandicus

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Propeamussiidae

Taxonomy
Pecten greenlandicus was named by Sowerby (1842) [DISTRIBUTION: Pleistocene-Recent; Greenland.]. It is extant.

It was corrected as Pecten groenlandica by Richards (1962) and Richards (1962); it was recombined as Arctinula greenlandica by Simonarson et al. (1998); it was recombined as Delectopecten greenlandicus by Gordillo and Aitken (2000); it was recombined as Similipecten greenlandicus by Waller (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1842Pecten greenlandicus Sowerby
1962Pecten groenlandica Richards
1998Arctinula greenlandica Simonarson et al.
2000Delectopecten greenlandicus Gordillo and Aitken
2011Similipecten greenlandicus Waller p. 17

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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
genusSimilipectenWinkworth 1932
speciesgreenlandicus(Sowerby 1842)

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