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Argopecten (calico scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinidae

Taxonomy
Argopecten was named by Monterosato (1889) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-l-l R]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Chlamys (Argopecten) by Tavora et al. (2004).

It was assigned to Chlamydinae by Woodring (1982) and del Rio (1992); to Aequipectini by Coan et al. (2000); to Pectinidae by Ward and Blackwelder (1987) and Todd (2001); to Pterioida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Chlamys by Tavora et al. (2004).

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1889Argopecten Monterosato
1898Pecten (Plagioctenium) Dall p. 696
1932Chlamys (Plagioctenium) Mansfield p. 60
1943Pecten (Plagioctenium) Gardner pp. 30, 31
1958Chlamys (Plagioctenium) DuBar p. 158
1967Aequipecten (Plagioctenium) Olsson p. 8
1982Argopecten Woodring p. 596
1987Argopecten Ward and Blackwelder p. 129
1992Argopecten del Rio pp. 40-42
2000Argopecten Coan et al. p. 234
2001Argopecten Todd
2002Argopecten Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Chlamys (Argopecten) Tavora et al. p. 117

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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

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