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Cryptopecten

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinidae

Taxonomy
Cryptopecten was named by Dall et al. (1938) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-m R]. It is extant. Its type is Cryptopecten alli.

It was reranked as Pecten (Cryptopecten) by Ladd and Hoffmeister (1945).

It was assigned to Pecten by Ladd and Hoffmeister (1945); to Pectinidae by Lamprell and Whitehead (1992); to Chlamydinae by Woodring (1982) and Todd (2001); and to Pterioida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1938Cryptopecten Dall et al.
1945Pecten (Cryptopecten) Ladd and Hoffmeister
1982Cryptopecten Woodring p. 594
1992Cryptopecten Lamprell and Whitehead p. 26
2001Cryptopecten Todd
2002Cryptopecten 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
subfamilyChlamydinaevon Teppner 1922
genusCryptopectenDall et al. 1938

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