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Amussiopecten

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinidae

Taxonomy
Amussiopecten was named by Sacco (1897) [Sepkoski's age data: T Ol-u T Plio-l Sepkoski's reference number: 101].

It was reranked as Pecten (Amussiopecten) by Vredenburg (1928) and Marasti (1973).

It was assigned to Pecten by Vredenburg (1928) and Marasti (1973); to Pectinidae by Addicott (1974) and Vokes (1980); and to Pterioida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1897Amussiopecten Sacco
1928Pecten (Amussiopecten) Vredenburg p. 430
1973Pecten (Amussiopecten) Marasti p. 105
1974Amussiopecten Addicott p. 180
1980Amussiopecten Vokes p. 55
2002Amussiopecten Sepkoski, Jr.

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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
genusAmussiopectenSacco 1897

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