Hayasakapecten americanus Newell and Boyd 1995 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Aviculopectinidae

Alternative combination: Aviculopecten americanus

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

Belongs to Hayasakapecten according to D. W. Boyd and N. D. Newell 2000

See also Newell and Boyd 1995

Sister taxa: Hayasakapecten minoensis, Hayasakapecten reticularis, Hayasakapecten reticulatus, Hayasakapecten sasakii, Hayasakapecten shimizui

Type specimen: USNM 388881, a valve (Left valve)

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (10: Texas collections)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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