Chesapecten patagonensis d'Orbigny 1842 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combinations: Chlamys patagonensis, Myochlamys patagonensis, Pecten patagonensis

Synonym: Chesapecten crassus del Rio 1992

Belongs to Chesapecten according to M. Griffin and S. N. Nielsen 2008

See also del Rio 1992

Sister taxa: Chesapecten (Chesapecten), Chesapecten (Christinapecten), Chesapecten coccymelus, Chesapecten jeffersonius, Chesapecten madisonius, Chesapecten middlesexensis, Chesapecten santamaria, Chesapecten sayanus, Chesapecten skiptonensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Miocene of Argentina (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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