Lentipecten corneus Sowerby 1818 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combinations: Amusium (Eburneopecten) corneum, Amusium (Lentipecten) corneum, Amusium cornetus, Amusium corneum, Chlamys (Pseudamussium) cornea, Lentipecten (Lentipecten) corneus, Lentipecten corneum, Pecten cornea, Pecten corneus, Pseudamussium corneum

Synonyms: Pecten corneus corneolus Wood 1861, Pseudamussium coxi Glibert and Van de Poel 1965

Belongs to Lentipecten according to P. Jeffery and S. Tracey 1997

See also Hassan 1953, Le Renard 1994, Moore 1969, Pacaud and Le Renard 1995, Schnetler and Beyer 1987, Schnetler and Palm 2008 and Wozny 1977

Sister taxa: Lentipecten (Lentipecten), Lentipecten adelaidensis, Lentipecten hochstetteri, Lentipecten kadari, Lentipecten paueri

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Miocene of Greenland (1 collection)

• Oligocene of Bulgaria (1), Denmark (5)

• Eocene of Bulgaria (2), Croatia (1), France (1), Italy (1), Poland (2), Romania (1), the United Kingdom (7)

Total: 22 collections each including a single occurrence

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