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Mirapecten

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinidae

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

It was reranked as Pecten (Mirapecten) by Ladd and Hoffmeister (1945); it was reranked as Semipallium (Mirapecten) by Hertlein (1969).

It was assigned to Pecten by Ladd and Hoffmeister (1945); to Semipallium by Hertlein (1969); to Decatopectinini by Dijkstra and Kilburn (2001); to Pterioida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Pectinidae by Lamprell and Whitehead (1992) and Rosenberg et al. (2006).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1938Mirapecten Dall et al. p. 84
1945Pecten (Mirapecten) Ladd and Hoffmeister
1969Semipallium (Mirapecten) Hertlein p. 366
1986Somalipecten Waller p. 41
1992Mirapecten Lamprell and Whitehead p. 32
2001Mirapecten Dijkstra and Kilburn p. 292
2002Mirapecten Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Mirapecten Rosenberg 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
genusMirapectenDall 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