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Chlamys (Swiftopecten)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinidae

Taxonomy
Swiftopecten was named by Hertlein (1935) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-u R]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Pecten (Swiftopecten) by Hertlein (1935) and Faustman (1964); it was reranked as Chlamys (Swiftopecten) by Gazdzicki and Pugaczewska (1984) and Kafanov et al. (2001).

It was assigned to Pecten by Hertlein (1935) and Faustman (1964); to Pectinidae by Adegoke (1967); to Chlamys by Gazdzicki and Pugaczewska (1984) and Kafanov et al. (2001); and to Pterioida by Sepkoski (2002).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1935Pecten (Swiftopecten) Hertlein
1935Swiftopecten Hertlein
1964Pecten (Swiftopecten) Faustman p. 116
1967Swiftopecten Adegoke p. 337
1984Chlamys (Swiftopecten) Gazdzicki and Pugaczewska p. 98
2001Chlamys (Swiftopecten) Kafanov et al.
2002Swiftopecten Sepkoski, Jr.

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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
genusChlamysRöding 1798
subgenusSwiftopecten(Hertlein 1935)

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