Lindapecten muscosus Wood 1828 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combinations: Aequipecten muscosus, Pecten muscosus

Synonyms: Chlamys (Chlamys) fuscopurpureus Conrad 1849, Pecten exasperatus Sowerby 1842, Pecten fuscopurpureus Conrad 1849

Belongs to Lindapecten according to T. R. Waller 2011

See also DuBar 1958, Hendy et al. 2008, Marquet and Dijkstra 2000, Richards 1962 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Lindapecten acanikos, Lindapecten baitoanensis, Lindapecten buchivacoanus, Lindapecten chipolanus, Lindapecten paramuscosus, Lindapecten plurinominis

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Bell Glade Rock Pit [Belle Glade Mbr, Bermont Fm] (Quaternary of Florida)

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