Aequipecten Fischer 1886 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative spellings: Chlamys (Aequipecten), Lyropecten (Aequipecten), Pecten (Aequipecten)

Synonyms: Aequipecten (Perapecten) Wagner 1985, Perapecten Wagner 1985

Parent taxon: Chlamydinae according to R. Marquet 2002

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, del Rio 1992, Dockery 1982, Gardner 1943, Glibert 1985, Islamoglu and Taner 1995, Ladd and Hoffmeister 1945, Marasti 1973, Marquet and Dijkstra 2000, Olsson 1967, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001, Vera-Peláez et al. 2004, Vredenburg 1928 and Wienrich 1999

Sister taxa: Crassadoma, Cryptopecten, Hilberia, Patriciapecten, Psychrochlamys, Semipallium, Taimyronectes, Janopecten, Hinnites

Subtaxa: Aequipecten (Aequipecten) Aequipecten andersoni Aequipecten bierringi Aequipecten commutatus Aequipecten comparilis Aequipecten decorus Aequipecten florida Aequipecten macrotis Aequipecten opercularis Aequipecten paranensis Aequipecten radians Aequipecten suwaneensis Aequipecten tehuelchus Aequipecten trigintaradiata Aequipecten wagenaari Chlamys (Aequipecten) cocoanus Chlamys (Aequipecten) durchanaensis Chlamys (Aequipecten) redwoodensis Chlamys (Aequipecten) subtripartita Chlamys (Aequipecten) thunensis Lyropecten (Aequipecten) acuteplicatus Lyropecten (Aequipecten) arlesiensis Lyropecten (Aequipecten) campaniensis Lyropecten (Aequipecten) ternatus Lyropecten (Aequipecten) walleri Pecten (Aequipecten) hallae Pecten (Aequipecten) preglyptus

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (4 collections), Belgium (2), Brazil (7), Egypt (1), Greece (1), Haiti (2), Ireland (1), Italy (3), Japan (1), Morocco (1), the Netherlands (2), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (11), United States (12: Florida, North Carolina), Uruguay (1), Yemen (4)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Algeria (4), Belgium (9), Greece (5), India (1), Italy (1), Jamaica (1), Panama (2), Portugal (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), the United Kingdom (11), United States (9: Florida)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2)

• Miocene of Algeria (10), Argentina (35), Austria (5), Belgium (10), Brazil (1), Bulgaria (3), Colombia (1), Costa Rica (1), Cuba (1), Cyprus (1), Denmark (1), Egypt (5), Fiji (1), France (7), Germany (27), Greece (2), Haiti (2), India (1), Italy (7), Libya (1), Malaysia (1), Mexico (2), Morocco (1), the Netherlands (1), Northern Mariana Islands (2), Panama (7), Poland (6), Romania (2), Slovakia (4), South Africa (1), Spain (1), United States (39: California)

• Oligocene of Bulgaria (5), Haiti (3), India (4), Iran (1), Israel (1), Libya (1), Panama (2), United States (9: Alabama, California, Georgia, Mississippi)

• Eocene of Bulgaria (9), China (1), Romania (1), Turkey (1), United States (12: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (1), China (1), Denmark (1), Egypt (1), France (3), New Zealand (6), Poland (9), USSR (2), the United Kingdom (4)

• Jurassic of Ethiopia (1), France (1), Germany (1), Greenland (57), Japan (5), Luxembourg (1), Romania (3), the Russian Federation (2), Saudi Arabia (1), Slovakia (1), Spain (2), Tanzania (2), USSR (3), the United Kingdom (1)

• Triassic of China (4)

Total: 454 collections including 523 occurrences

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