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Equichlamys bifrons

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinidae

Taxonomy
Pecten bifrons was named by Lamarck (1819). It is extant.

It was recombined as Chlamys (Equichlamys) bifrons by Ludbrook (1955); it was recombined as Equichlamys bifrons by Iredale (1929), Cotton (1957), Cotton (1961), Waller (1991), Lamprell and Whitehead (1992) and Beu and Darragh (2001).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1819Pecten bifrons Lamarck p. 164
1886Pecten consobrinus Tate
1901Pecten bifrons Tate and May p. 440
1920Pecten bifrons Chapman p. 229
1929Equichlamys bifrons Iredale p. 162
1953Chlamys consobrina Ludbrook
1955Chlamys (Equichlamys) bifrons Ludbrook p. 31
1957Equichlamys bifrons Cotton p. 127
1961Equichlamys bifrons Cotton p. 97
1970Equichlamys consobrinus Darragh p. 133
1991Equichlamys bifrons Waller
1992Equichlamys bifrons Lamprell and Whitehead p. 24
1995Pecten bifrons Dijkstra p. 472
2001Equichlamys bifrons Beu and Darragh p. 53

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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
PectinoidaeRafinesque 1815
familyPectinidaeWilkes 1810
subfamilyPectininaeWilkes 1810
tribeChlamydinivon Teppner 1922
genusEquichlamysIredale 1929
speciesbifrons(Lamarck 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