Chesapecten Ward and Blackwelder 1975 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Full reference: L. W. Ward and B. W. Blackwelder. 1975. Chesapecten, a New genus of Pectinidae (Mollusca: Bivalvia) From the Miocene and Pliocene of Eastern North America. US Geological Survey Professional Paper 861:1-24

Parent taxon: Pectinidae according to L. W. Ward 1992

See also del Rio 1992, Sepkoski 2002, Vokes 1980 and Ward and Blackwelder 1975

Sister taxa: Agerchlamys, Altaipecten, Amusium, Amussiopecten, Antipecten, Argopecten, Athlopecten, Avichlamys, Batequeus, Bractechlamys, Camptonectes, Camptonectinae, Canadonectites, Chlamydinae, Chlamys, Complicachlamys, Coralichlamys, Costamussium, Costellamussiopecten, Crenamussium, Cristatopecten, Decadopecten, Decatopecten, Dimarzipecten, Eopecten, Euvola, Excellichlamys, Flabellipecten, Flexopecten, Fortipecten, Gigantopecten, Giraliapecten, Granulochlamys, Hinnites, Hunanonectes, Indopecten, Iranopecten, Janupecten, Jorgechlamys, Korobkovia, Kotorapecten, Leopecten, Lepidopecten, Leptopecten, Lituyapecten, Loxochlamys, Lyriochlamys, Lyropecten, Lyssochlamys, Macrochlamis, Manupecten, Mclearniinae, Merklinia, Micronectes, Minnivola, Mirapecten, Nanaochlamys, Neithella, Nevadapecten, Nippononectes, Nodipecten, Ochotochlamys, Palliolinae, Pascahinnites, Pecten (Syncyclonema), Pectininae, Pedinae, Periclaraia, Philippia, Placopecten, Pleuronectites, Praechlamys, Prohinnites, Pseudopecten, Pseudopectininae, Radiopecten, Radulonectites, Radulopecten, Rebeccapecten, Sectipecten, Serratovola, Spathochlamys, Spondylopecten, Stralopecten, Tosapecten, Ventalium, Vertipecten, Volachlamys, Weylinae, Yabepecten

Subtaxa: Chesapecten (Chesapecten) Chesapecten (Christinapecten) Chesapecten coccymelus Chesapecten jeffersonius Chesapecten madisonius Chesapecten middlesexensis Chesapecten patagonensis Chesapecten santamaria Chesapecten sayanus Chesapecten skiptonensis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: North Carolina collection)

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

• Pliocene of United States (40: Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Miocene of Argentina (3), United States (107: Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Virginia)

Total: 152 collections including 178 occurrences

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