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Placopecten

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinidae

Taxonomy
Chlamys (Placopecten) was named by Verrill (1897) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-l-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 1112]. It is extant.

It was Pecten (Placopecten) by Dall (1898); it was reranked as Placopecten by Ward (1992), Sepkoski (2002) and Rosenberg (2005).

It was assigned to Pecten by Dall (1898); to Chlamys by Verrill (1897), Gardner (1943) and Hassan (1953); to Pterioida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Pectinidae by Ward (1992) and Rosenberg (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1897Chlamys (Placopecten) Verrill p. 69
1898Pecten (Placopecten) Dall p. 725
1943Chlamys (Placopecten) Gardner p. 37
1953Chlamys (Placopecten) Hassan p. 24
1992Placopecten Ward p. 66
2002Placopecten Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Placopecten Rosenberg

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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
genusPlacopecten(Verrill 1897)

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