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Leiopecten

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Leiopectinidae

Taxonomy
Leiopecten was named by Khalfin (1940) [Sepkoski's age data: S u D l]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Leiopectinidae by Vokes (1980); and to Pterioida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1940Leiopecten Khalfin
1980Leiopecten Vokes p. 47
2002Leiopecten Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
RankNameAuthor
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
OstreioniFerussac 1822
OstreataFerussac 1822
superorderOstreiformiiFerussac 1822
orderPectinida(Gray 1854)
superfamilyLeiopectinoideaKrasilova 1959
familyLeiopectinidaeKrasilova 1959
genusLeiopectenKhalfin 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