Lyropecten miguelensis Arnold 1906 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combination: Pecten (Lyropecten) miguelensis

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

Belongs to Lyropecten according to E. J. Moore 1984

See also Arnold 1906

Sister taxa: Chlamys (Lyropecten) duncanensis, Chlamys (Lyropecten) ernestsmithi, Chlamys (Lyropecten) menthifontis, Chlamys (Lyropecten) planicosta, Lyropecten crassicardo, Lyropecten dumblei, Lyropecten laekeniensis, Lyropecten septemplicatus, Pecten (Lyropecten) bowersi, Pecten (Lyropecten) gallegosi, Pecten (Lyropecten) magnolia, Pecten (Lyropecten) modulatus, Pecten (Lyropecten) perrini, Pecten (Lyropecten) pretiosus, Pecten (Lyropecten) vaughani

Type specimen: UCMP 12079, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Mexico (2 collections), United States (7: California)

• Arikareean of United States (1: California)

• Oligocene of United States (20: California)

Total: 30 collections each including a single occurrence

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