Aequipecten andersoni Arnold 1906 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combinations: Pecten (Aequipecten) andersoni, Pecten (Plagioctenium) andersoni, Pecten andersoni

Full reference: R. Arnold. 1906. Tertiary and Quaternary pectens of California. USGS Professional Paper 47:1-264

Belongs to Aequipecten according to O.S. Adegoke 1969

See also Arnold 1906

Sister taxa: Aequipecten (Aequipecten), Aequipecten bierringi, Aequipecten commutatus, Aequipecten comparilis, Aequipecten decorus, Aequipecten florida, Aequipecten macrotis, Aequipecten opercularis, Aequipecten paranensis, Aequipecten radians, Aequipecten suwaneensis, Aequipecten tehuelchus, Aequipecten trigintaradiata, Aequipecten wagenaari, Chlamys (Aequipecten) chickaria, Chlamys (Aequipecten) cocoanus, Chlamys (Aequipecten) durchanaensis, Chlamys (Aequipecten) gainestownensis, Chlamys (Aequipecten) glendonensis, Chlamys (Aequipecten) redwoodensis, Chlamys (Aequipecten) subtripartita, Chlamys (Aequipecten) thunensis, Chlamys (Aequipecten) waynensis, Lyropecten (Aequipecten) acuteplicatus, Lyropecten (Aequipecten) arlesiensis, Lyropecten (Aequipecten) campaniensis, Lyropecten (Aequipecten) ternatus, Lyropecten (Aequipecten) walleri, Pecten (Aequipecten) hallae, Pecten (Aequipecten) palmeri, Pecten (Aequipecten) preglyptus, Pecten (Aequipecten) seinaamensis, Pecten (Aequipecten) subserraticosta

Subtaxa: Pecten (Plagioctenium) andersoni barkerianus

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Mexico (2 collections), United States (39: California)

• Oligocene of United States (1: California)

Total: 42 collections each including a single occurrence

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