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Glycymeris decussata

Bivalvia - Arcida - Glycymerididae

Synonyms
  • Pectunculus pennaceus was named by Lamarck (1819) [DISTRIBUTION: Pleistocene-Recent; Caribbean.]. It is extant.

    It was recombined as Glycymeris pennacea by Woodring et al. (1924); it was synonymized subjectively with Glycymeris decussata by Hendy et al. (2008).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Arca decussata Linnaeus
1819Pectunculus pennaceus Lamarck
1833Arca decussata Sowerby p. 22
1844Arca decussata Reeve p. 81
1922Glycymeris decussatus Olsson p. 180
1924Glycymeris pennacea Woodring and et al.
1958Glycymeris decussata Curry
1969Glycymeris decussata Richards et al. p. 4

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
RankNameAuthor
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
ArcioniGray 1854
orderArcida(Stoliczka 1871)
superfamilyArcoidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyGlycymerididaeNewton 1922
genusGlycymerisDa Costa 1778
speciesdecussata(Linnaeus 1758)

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