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Aequipecten (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinidae

Taxonomy
Aequipecten was named by Fischer (1886) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m R Sepkoski's reference number: 1112]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Pecten (Aequipecten) by Vredenburg (1928), Ladd and Hoffmeister (1945) and Heering (1950); it was reranked as Chlamys (Aequipecten) by Gardner (1943), Glibert (1957), Marasti (1973), Dockery (1982) and Islamoglu and Taner (1995); it was reranked as Lyropecten (Aequipecten) by van Regteren Altena et al. (1969), Glibert (1976) and Glibert (1985).

It was assigned to Pecten by Vredenburg (1928), Ladd and Hoffmeister (1945) and Heering (1950); to Lyropecten by van Regteren Altena et al. (1969), Glibert (1976) and Glibert (1985); to Chlamys by Gardner (1943), Glibert (1957), Marasti (1973), Dockery (1982) and Islamoglu and Taner (1995); to Aequipectini by Marquet and Dijkstra (2000); to Chlamydinae by del Rio (1992) and Marquet (2002); to Pterioida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Pectinidae by Olsson (1967), Wienrich (1999), Todd (2001) and Vera-Peláez et al. (2004).

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1886Aequipecten Fischer
1928Pecten (Aequipecten) Vredenburg p. 430
1943Chlamys (Aequipecten) Gardner p. 35
1945Pecten (Aequipecten) Ladd and Hoffmeister
1950Pecten (Aequipecten) Heering p. 13
1957Chlamys (Aequipecten) Glibert p. 28
1967Aequipecten Olsson p. 8
1969Lyropecten (Aequipecten) van Regteren Altena and et al. p. 16
1973Chlamys (Aequipecten) Marasti p. 102
1976Lyropecten (Aequipecten) Glibert p. 40
1982Chlamys (Aequipecten) Dockery p. 42
1985Lyropecten (Aequipecten) Glibert p. 275
1985Aequipecten (Perapecten) Wagner p. 84
1991Perapecten Wagner p. 42
1992Aequipecten del Rio p. 30
1995Chlamys (Aequipecten) Islamoglu and Taner p. 156
1999Aequipecten Wienrich p. 218
2000Aequipecten Marquet and Dijkstra p. 40
2001Aequipecten Todd
2002Aequipecten Marquet
2002Aequipecten Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Aequipecten Vera-Peláez et al. p. 255

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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
subfamilyChlamydinaevon Teppner 1922
genusAequipectenFischer 1886

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