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Fletcheripecten heterosus

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Heteropectinidae

Taxonomy
Fletcheripecten heterosus was named by Waterhouse (1982). Its type specimen is NZGS TM5208 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is GS3616, Productus Creek, Letham Burn (D44/f9478), which is in a Wordian marine horizon in the Mangarewa Formation of New Zealand. It is the type species of Fletcheripecten.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1982Fletcheripecten heterosus Waterhouse p. 25 figs. 10c-f,11a-e

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
RankNameAuthor
OstreioniFerussac 1822
OstreataFerussac 1822
superorderOstreiformiiFerussac 1822
orderPectinida(Gray 1854)
suborderAnomiidinaGray 1854
AviculopectinoideiStarobogatov 1992
superfamilyHeteropectinoideaBeurlen 1954
familyHeteropectinidaeBeurlen 1954
subfamilyEtheripectininae()
genusFletcheripecten
speciesheterosus

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