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Carolinapecten

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinidae

Taxonomy
Carolinapecten was named by Ward and Blackwelder (1987) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-u T Plio-u Sepkoski's reference number: ZR87,985]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Pectinidae by Ward and Blackwelder (1987) and Ward (1992); to Pterioida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Pectininae by Petuch (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1987Carolinapecten Ward and Blackwelder p. 129
1992Carolinapecten Ward p. 65
2002Carolinapecten Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Carolinapecten Petuch p. 296

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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
subfamilyPectininaeWilkes 1810
genusCarolinapecten

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