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Pectinidae  Rafinesque, 1815
Taxonomic Serial No.: 79611

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2020   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassBivalvia Linnaeus, 1758 – bivalves, clams, bivalves, palourdes, bivalve, mexilhão, ostra  
                               SuperfamilyPectinoidea Rafinesque, 1815  
                                  FamilyPectinidae Rafinesque, 1815  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Genus Aequipecten P. Fischer, 1886  
                                     Genus Amusium Roding, 1798  
                                     Genus Argopecten Monterosato, 1889  
                                     Genus Bractechlamys Iredale, 1939  
                                     Genus Caribachlamys Waller, 1993  
                                     Genus Chlamys Röding, 1798  
                                     Genus Crassadoma Bernard, 1986  
                                     Genus Cryptopecten Dall, Bartsch and Rehder, 1938  
                                     Genus Decatopecten G. B. Sowerby II, 1839  
                                     Genus Delectopecten Stewart, 1930  
                                     Genus Euvola Dall, 1898  
                                     Genus Haumea Dall, Bartsch, and Rehder, 1938  
                                     Genus Hinnites De France, 1821  
                                     Genus Hyalopecten Verrill, 1897  
                                     Genus Laevichlamys Waller, 1993  
                                     Genus Leptopecten A. E. Verrill, 1897  
                                     Genus Lindapecten Petuch, 1995  
                                     Genus Lyropecten Conrad, 1862  
                                     Genus Malanochlamys   
                                     Genus Nodipecten Dall, 1898  
                                     Genus Palliolum di Monterosato, 1884  
                                     Genus Patinopecten Dall, 1898  
                                     Genus Pecten Muller, 1776  
                                     Genus Placopecten Verrill, 1897  
                                     Genus Spathochlamys Waller, 1993  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Pectinidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Bieler, Rüdiger, Joseph G. Carter, and Eugene V. Coan  
  Publication Date: 2010   
  Article/Chapter Title: Classification of Bivalve Families, IN Nomenclator of Bivalve Families with a Classification of Bivalve Families   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Malacologia, vol. 52, no. 2   
  Page(s): 113-184   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0076-2997   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Pectinidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Millard, V.  
  Publication Date: 1997   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Classification of Mollusca: A classification of world wide Mollusca   
  Page(s): 1-544   
  Publisher: Victor Millard   
  Publication Place: South Africa   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-620-21261-6   
  Reference for: Pectinidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Ponder, Winston Frank, David R. Lindberg, and Juliet Mary Ponder  
  Publication Date: 2020   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Biology and Evolution of the Mollusca, vol. 2   
  Page(s): xx + 870   
  Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group   
  Publication Place: Boca Raton, Florida, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 9780815361848   
  Reference for: Pectinidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Turgeon, D. D., J. F. Quinn, Jr., A. E. Bogan, E. V. Coan, F. G. Hochberg, W. G. Lyons, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Mollusks, 2nd ed.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 26   
  Page(s): 526   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-01-8, 0097-0638  
  Reference for: Pectinidae   

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