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Deltopecten limaeformis

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Deltopectinidae

Taxonomy
Pecten limaeformis was named by Morris (1845). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Eastern Marshes, Van Diemen's Land (Strzelecki coll), which is in an Artinskian marine siliciclastic in Australia.

It was recombined as Aviculopecten limaeformis by Hudleston (1883); it was recombined as Deltopecten limaeformis by Muromtseva (1981), Waterhouse (1982), Muromtseva and Guskov (1984) and Waterhouse (1987).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1845Pecten limaeformis Morris p. 277 figs. Pl 13, fig 1
1883Aviculopecten limaeformis Hudleston p. 590
1981Deltopecten limaeformis Muromtseva p. 35 figs. Pl 9, fig 3
1982Deltopecten limaeformis Waterhouse p. 36 fig. 19a
1984Deltopecten limaeformis Muromtseva and Guskov p. 73 figs. Pl 27, fig 4; pl 30, fig 6; pl 34, fig 30; pl 53, fig 2
1987Deltopecten limaeformis Waterhouse p. 153 figs. Pl 5, fig 12; pl 6, fig 1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
RankNameAuthor
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
OstreioniFerussac 1822
OstreataFerussac 1822
superorderOstreiformiiFerussac 1822
orderPectinida(Gray 1854)
suborderAnomiidinaGray 1854
AviculopectinoideiStarobogatov 1992
superfamilyAviculopectinoideaMeek and Hayden 1864
familyDeltopectinidae
genusDeltopecten
specieslimaeformis()

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