Acanthopecten bellosum Hoare et al. 1978 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limipectinidae

Full reference: R. D. Hoare, M. T. Sturgeon, and E.A. Kindt. 1978. New Pennsylvanian bivalves and occurrences of Pseudoconocardium from Ohio and West Virginia. Journal of Paleontology 52(5):1023-1036

Belongs to Acanthopecten according to R. D. Hoare et al. 1978

Sister taxa: Acanthopecten anshunensis, Acanthopecten carboniferous, Acanthopecten carboniferus, Acanthopecten coloradoensis, Acanthopecten delawarensis, Acanthopecten equicostatus, Acanthopecten gaoanensis, Acanthopecten giganteus, Acanthopecten jaguelensis, Acanthopecten josephinae, Acanthopecten licharewi, Acanthopecten meeki, Acanthopecten onukii, Acanthopecten shenshuensis, Acanthopecten spinosus, Acanthopecten subgiganteus, Acanthopecten xizangensis, Acanthopecten ziphocostatus

Type specimen: OSU 27284, a shell (left valve). Its type locality is Hfg-6. Abandoned clay strip mine, Logan Clay Products Co., which is in a Desmoinesian marine shale in the Allegheny Formation of Ohio.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Hfg-6. Abandoned clay strip mine, Logan Clay Products Co.

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