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Equichlamys

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinidae

Taxonomy
Equichlamys was named by Iredale (1929) [Sepkoski's age data: T Plio-l R]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Chlamys (Equichlamys) by Ludbrook (1955).

It was assigned to Chlamys by Ludbrook (1955); to Pectinidae by Lamprell and Whitehead (1992); to Chlamydini by Beu and Darragh (2001); and to Pterioida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1929Equichlamys Iredale p. 162
1955Chlamys (Equichlamys) Ludbrook p. 31
1992Equichlamys Lamprell and Whitehead p. 24
2001Equichlamys Beu and Darragh pp. 38, 51
2002Equichlamys Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
RankNameAuthor
OstreioniFerussac 1822
OstreataFerussac 1822
superorderOstreiformiiFerussac 1822
orderPectinida(Gray 1854)
suborderPectinidina(Adams and Adams 1858)
superfamilyPectinoideaRafinesque 1815
PectinoidaeRafinesque 1815
familyPectinidaeWilkes 1810
subfamilyPectininaeWilkes 1810
tribeChlamydinivon Teppner 1922
genusEquichlamysIredale 1929

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