Acanthopecten coloradoensis Newberry 1861 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limipectinidae

Alternative combination: Pecten coloradoensis

Belongs to Acanthopecten according to S. A. Quiroz-Barroso et al. 2012

See also Chronic 1952, Ciriacks 1963, Newell 1938, Newell and Boyd 1995 and Walter 1953

Sister taxa: Acanthopecten anshunensis, Acanthopecten bellosum, Acanthopecten carboniferous, Acanthopecten carboniferus, 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

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of Japan (4 collections), Mexico (1), United States (40: Arizona, Montana, Nevada, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 45 collections each including a single occurrence

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