Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Relationships
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy External Literature Search Age range and collections

Pectinoidea

Bivalvia - Pectinida

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1815Pectinacea Rafinesque
1815Pectinoidea Rafinesque
1904Pectinacea Glenn p. 368
1965Pectinacea Newell p. 17
1975Pectinacea Hayami
1980Pectinacea Vokes p. 46
1982Pectinacea Dockery p. 42
1984Pectinacea Squires p. 43
1987Pectinacea Squires p. 57
1987Pectinacea Ward and Blackwelder p. 129
1990Pectinacea Beu et al. p. 395
1992Pectinacea Maxwell p. 64
1992Pectinoidea Ward p. 64
1995Pectinoidea Newell and Boyd p. 71
2000Pectinoidea Coan et al. p. 222
2001Pectinoidea Todd
2006Pectinoidea Bieler and Mikkelsen p. 230
2009Pectinoidea Nevesskaja
2010Pectinoidea Bouchet et al.
2011Pectinoidea Carter et al. p. 9
2011Pectinoidea Waller p. 17
2013Pectinoidea Beu and Taviani p. 7

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
RankNameAuthor
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
OstreioniFerussac 1822
OstreataFerussac 1822
superorderOstreiformiiFerussac 1822
orderPectinida(Gray 1854)
suborderPectinidina(Adams and Adams 1858)
superfamilyPectinoideaRafinesque 1815
superfamilyPectinoideaRafinesque 1815

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calciteo
Composition 2: aragoniteo
Environment: marineo
Locomotion: actively mobilesuperf
Life habit: epifaunalsuperf
Diet: suspension feedersuperf
Vision: blindc
Comments: LIFE HISTORY: EP/ER, SW/SE/IM/MA, UN/BA, SU according to Todd (2001).superf
Created: 2009-09-09 13:53:29
Modified: 2009-09-09 15:53:49
Source: superf = superfamily, o = order, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Aberhan et al. 2004, Sanchez Roig 1926

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Givetian to the top of the Holocene or 387.70000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 382.7 Ma

Collections (7615 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Eifelian - Givetian393.3 - 382.7Libya Pectinidae indet. (36178)
Givetian387.7 - 382.7USA (New York) Pectenidae indet. (8830 8832 8833 8918 8919 8920 8932 8959 8963 8964 8965 8966 8969 8970 9356 9363 9364 9366) Pectinidae indet. (8817 10107 10108 10109)
Famennian372.2 - 358.9United Kingdom (England) Fasciculiconcha transversa, Newellipecten austeni (38143)
Famennian372.2 - 358.9Germany (Nordrhein-Westfalen) Pectinacea indet. (38294) Pectinidae indet. (38329)
Famennian - Tournaisian372.2 - 346.7United Kingdom (England) Newellipecten sp. (38446)
Late/Upper Famennian364.7 - 360.7United Kingdom (England) Pectinacea indet. (38428)
Late/Upper Famennian364.7 - 360.7Germany (Nordrhein-Westfalen) Fasciculiconcha transversa, Newellipecten austeni (162207) Newellipecten austeni (38266)
Tournaisian358.9 - 346.7Ireland Pseudamusium concentricolineatus (76501)
Mississippian358.9 - 323.2United Kingdom (Scotland) Pseudamussium sp. (575)
Carboniferous - Permian358.9 - 252.17India (Madhya Pradesh) Pecten sp. (46155)
Chadian345.3 - 345.0Czech Republic Pseudamusium fibrilosum (38091)
Jiusian345.3 - 339.4China (Guangdong) Fasciculiconcha sp. (55693)
Meramecian345.0 - 336.0Canada (Alberta) Pecten sp. (62396)
Meramecian345.0 - 336.0USA (Idaho-Utah) Pecten sp. (576)
Asbian339.4 - 336.0United Kingdom (England) Pseudamusium sp. (5991)
Asbian339.4 - 336.0Australia (New South Wales) Pecten ptychotis (133349)
Chesterian339.4 - 318.1Canada (Alberta) Pecten sp. (62329)
Brigantian336.0 - 326.4United Kingdom (England) Amusium concentricum, Pseudamusium ellipticum (73421) Pseudamusium anisotum (73393 73402 73424)
Arnsbergian326.4 - 318.1United Kingdom (England) Pectinoidea indet. (8617) Pseudamusium fibrillosum (8254 8428) Pseudamussium sp. (8619)
Pendleian326.4 - 318.1United Kingdom (England) Pseudamusium sp. (8253)