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Argopecten irradians

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinidae

Taxonomy
Pecten irradians was named by Lamarck (1819) [DISTRIBUTION: Nova Scotia-West Indies (Recent); New York-South Carolina (Pleistocene).]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Pecten gibbus irradians by Perry (1940); it was recombined as Chlamys (Plagioctenium) gibbus irradians by DuBar (1958); it was recombined as Chlamys irradians by DuBar (1962); it was recombined as Aequipecten irradians by Richards (1962); it was recombined as Argopecten irradians by Petuch and Roberts (2007).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonyms
  • Pecten borealis was named by Say (1822) [DISTRIBUTION: Pleistocene-Recent; Western; Atlantic]. It is extant.

    It was synonymized subjectively with Argopecten irradians by Hendy et al. (2008).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1819Pecten irradians Lamarck p. 173
1822Pecten borealis Say
1940Pecten gibbus irradians Perry p. 42
1958Chlamys (Plagioctenium) gibbus irradians DuBar p. 159
1962Chlamys irradians DuBar
1962Aequipecten irradians Richards p. 55
2007Argopecten irradians Petuch and Roberts p. 180

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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
genusArgopectenMonterosato 1889
speciesirradians(Lamarck 1819)

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