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Lepidopecten scissuratus

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinidae

Taxonomy
Pecten (Aequipecten) scissuratus was named by Dall (1898). Its type specimen is USNM 113670, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Lepidopecten.

It was recombined as Lepidopecten scissuratus by Woodring (1982).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1898Pecten (Aequipecten) scissuratus Dall p. 715 figs. pl. 34, fig. 4
1911Pecten (Aequipecten) effosus Brown and Pilsbry p. 364 figs. pl. 28, figs. 4, 6
1911Pecten pinnulatus Toula p. 491 figs. pl. 30, fig. 3
1927Pecten (Aequipecten) effosus Hodson et al. p. 31
1929Pecten pinulatus Anderson p. 156
1982Lepidopecten scissuratus Woodring p. 593

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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
genusLepidopectenWoodring 1982
speciesscissuratus(Dall 1898)

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