Describes Flabellipecten arambourgi n.sp. from Pliocene deposits of Oran, Algeria, and discusses its affinities with members of the F. flabelliformis group, to which it is assigned. Criteria for erecting and defining groups are also discussed, and it is concluded that similarities of morphology and stratigraphic and geographic distribution of closely related species warrant the establishment of groups.

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