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Weyla (Weyla) alata

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Neitheidae

Taxonomy
Pecten alatus was named by von Buch (1838). It is not extant.

It was recombined as Weyla (Weyla) alata by Aberhan (1998); it was recombined as Weyla alata by Scholz et al. (2008).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1838Pecten alatus von Buch
1933Parapecten praecursor Crickmay p. 905 figs. Pl 25, figs 4,5
1998Weyla (Weyla) alata Aberhan p. 119 figs. Pl 15, figs 3, 5-8; pl 16, figs 3,12
2008Weyla alata Scholz et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
RankNameAuthor
OstreioniFerussac 1822
OstreataFerussac 1822
superorderOstreiformiiFerussac 1822
orderPectinida(Gray 1854)
suborderPectinidina(Adams and Adams 1858)
superfamilyPectinoideaRafinesque 1815
NeitheoidaeSobetski 1960
familyNeitheidaeSobetzky 1960
genusWeylaBöhm 1920
subgenusWeylaBoehm 1922
speciesalata(von Buch 1838)

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