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Fortipecten

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinidae

Taxonomy
Fortipecten was named by Yabe and Hatai (1940) [Sepkoski's age data: T Plio-u]. It is extant. It is considered to be a form taxon.

It was assigned to Pterioida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Pectinidae by Addicott (1974) and Aberhan et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1940Fortipecten Yabe and Hatai
1974Fortipecten Addicott p. 180
2002Fortipecten Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Fortipecten Aberhan et al.

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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
genusFortipectenYabe and Hatai 1940

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