Entolium membranaceum Nilsson 1827 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Entoliidae

Alternative combination: Pecten membranaceum

Synonyms: Pecten fragilis Defrance 1825, Pecten latus Hagenow 1842, Pecten plemonectes Faujas 1799, Pecten pleuronectes Faujas 1799, Pecten spatulatus Roemer 1841

Belongs to Entolium according to J. D. Stilwell 1998

See also Dhondt 1971

Sister taxa: Entolium (Entolium), Entolium callosum, Entolium demissus, Entolium discites, Entolium fossatum, Entolium irenense, Entolium lunare, Entolium mapuche, Entolium microtis, Entolium minor, Entolium orbiculare, Entolium piriformis, Entolium proeteus, Entolium renevieri, Entolium solidum, Entolium utukokense, Pecten (Entolium) ceruleus, Pecten (Entolium) pittensis, Pecten (Entolium) yukonensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Argentina (19 collections), Australia (1), Belgium (1), Bulgaria (1), Denmark (3), France (1), Germany (5), India (1), Kazakhstan (1), Libya (1), Mozambique (1), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (27), Poland (5), the Russian Federation (1), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (3)

Total: 73 collections including 74 occurrences

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