†subfamily Acanthopectininae Newell and Boyd 1995

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limipectinidae

Alternative spelling: Acanthopectinidae

Full reference: N. D. Newell and D.W. Boyd. 1995. Pectinoid bivalves of the Permian-Triassic crisis. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 227:1-95

Parent taxon: Limipectinidae according to J. G. Carter et al. 2011

See also Bouchet et al. 2010 and Newell and Boyd 1995

Sister taxon: Limipectininae

Subtaxa: Acanthopecten Acanthopectinini Costatoplicatinini Lamnipectininae

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Distribution:

• Leonard of United States (1: Wyoming collection)

• Permian of Australia (6), Canada (4: Nunavut, Yukon), China (19), Italy (4), Japan (7), Mexico (1), the Russian Federation (5), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (2), United States (66: Alaska, Arizona, Montana, Nevada, Texas, Utah, Wyoming), Venezuela (1)

• Virgilian of United States (5: Illinois, Maryland, New Mexico, Ohio, Texas)

• Desmoinesian of United States (5: Kansas, Ohio, Pennsylvania)

• Westphalian of the United Kingdom (1)

• Chesterian of Canada (1: Alberta)

• Carboniferous of Argentina (1), Ireland (3), Peru (1), the United Kingdom (4), United States (24: Alabama, Alaska, California, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, New Mexico, New mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah)

• Devonian of Germany (2)

Total: 163 collections including 172 occurrences

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