Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Relationships
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy External Literature Search Age range and collections

Carolinapecten solaroides

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinidae

Taxonomy
Pecten solaroides was named by Heilprin (1887). It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Pecten (Plagioctenium) eboreus solaroides by Dall (1898); it was recombined as Chlamys (Plagioctenium) solaroides by Olsson and Harbison (1953) and DuBar (1958); it was recombined as Argopecten eboreus solaroides by Gibson (1987); it was recombined as Carolinapecten solaroides by Petuch (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1887Pecten solaroides Heilprin p. 99
1898Pecten (Plagioctenium) eboreus solaroides Dall p. 750
1953Chlamys (Plagioctenium) solaroides Olsson and Harbison p. 54
1958Chlamys (Plagioctenium) solaroides DuBar p. 159
1987Argopecten eboreus solaroides Gibson p. 56
2004Carolinapecten solaroides Petuch p. 296

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
RankNameAuthor
OstreioniFerussac 1822
OstreataFerussac 1822
superorderOstreiformiiFerussac 1822
orderPectinida(Gray 1854)
suborderPectinidina(Adams and Adams 1858)
superfamilyPectinoideaRafinesque 1815
PectinoidaeRafinesque 1815
familyPectinidaeWilkes 1810
subfamilyPectininaeWilkes 1810
genusCarolinapecten
speciessolaroides(Heilprin 1887)

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