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Morrisipecten fittoni

Bivalvia - Pterioida

Taxonomy
Pecten fittoni was named by Morris (1845). It is a mold. Its type locality is Mount Wellington (Strzelecki coll), which is in an Artinskian marine siliciclastic in Australia.

It was recombined as Deltopecten fittoni by Laseron (1910); it was recombined as Aviculopecten fittoni by Wass and Banks (1971); it was recombined as Undopecten fittoni by Waterhouse (1982); it was recombined as Morrisipecten fittoni by Muromtseva and Guskov (1984).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1845Pecten fittoni Morris p. 277 figs. Pl 14, fig 2
1910Deltopecten fittoni Laseron p. 204
1971Aviculopecten fittoni Wass and Banks
1982Undopecten fittoni Waterhouse p. 37 figs. 19b-e
1984Morrisipecten fittoni Muromtseva and Guskov p. 75

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
orderPterioida
genusMorrisipecten
speciesfittoni()

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