Eopecten velatus Goldfuss 1833 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combinations: Pecten velatus, Velata velata

Synonyms: Eopecten aubryi Douville 1886, Pleuronectites aubryi Douville 1886

Belongs to Eopecten according to W. Kiessling et al. 2011

See also Cox 1928, Cox 1965, Damborenea 2002 and Scholz et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Eopecten gradus, Eopecten hartzi, Eopecten studeri, Eopecten tegulatus, Eopecten tuberculatus, Velata inaequistriata

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Argentina (2 collections), Chile (3), Ethiopia (3), Germany (6), India (14), Jordan (2), Kenya (3), Mexico (1), Portugal (5), Somalia (1), Spain (20), Switzerland (1), Tanzania (3), Tunisia (1), the United Kingdom (5)

Total: 70 collections including 71 occurrences

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