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Pecten asper

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinidae

Taxonomy
Pecten asper was named by Lamarck (1819) [DISTRIBUTION: Middle Miocene-Recent; Indo-Pacific.]. It is considered to be a form taxon. It is a 3D body fossil.

It was replaced with Pecten rubicundus by Récluz (1842); it was corrected as Pecten asper by Sowerby (1847); it was recombined as Chlamys asper by Skwarko (1994); it was recombined as Merklinia aspera by Dhondt (1975) and Schneider et al. (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1819Pecten asper Lamarck
1847Pecten asper Sowerby
1975Merklinia aspera Dhondt
1994Chlamys asper Skwarko p. e24
2013Merklinia aspera Schneider et al.

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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)
suborderPectinidina(Adams and Adams 1858)
superfamilyPectinoideaRafinesque 1815
PectinoidaeRafinesque 1815
familyPectinidaeWilkes 1810
subfamilyPectininaeWilkes 1810
genusPecten
speciesasperLamarck 1819

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