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Argopecten deserti

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinidae

Taxonomy
Pecten deserti was named by Conrad (1855). Its type specimen is USNM 8398, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Pecten (Aequipecten) deserti by Grant and Gale (1931); it was recombined as Argopecten deserti by Moore (1984).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1855Pecten deserti Conrad p. 15
1931Pecten (Aequipecten) deserti Grant and Gale
1984Argopecten deserti Moore p. 33

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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
genusArgopectenMonterosato 1889
speciesdeserti(Conrad 1855)

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
U. S. Grant and H. R. Gale 1931Shell of small or moderate size, noticeably higher than wide and of low convexity except in the distorted type variety, valves almost equally convex; ribs small, low, and romaded, or high, wide, and square, varying in number from 15 to 19.