Decatopecten amiculum Philippi 1851 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combination: Pecten amiculum

Synonyms: Chlamys flabelloides Reeve 1852, Pecten flabelloides Reeve 1852

Belongs to Decatopecten according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Pervlester et al. 1998

Sister taxa: Decatopecten plica, Decatopecten radula, Pecten (Pallium) holwayi, Pecten (Pallium) hamlini, Comptopallium radula

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at KwaZulu-Natal, False Bay Coral Limestone Fm (Quaternary of South Africa)

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