Entolium Meek 1865 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Entoliidae

Alternative spelling: Pecten (Entolium)

Parent taxon: Entoliidae according to H. E. Vokes 1980

See also Hayami 1975, Kelly 1984, Scholz et al. 2008, Sepkoski 2002, Smith 1927 and Yamani 1983

Sister taxa: Cingentolium, Entoliinae, Entolioides, Palaeoentoliinae, Pernopecten, Scythentolium, Somapecten, Syncyclonema, Syncyclonematinae

Subtaxa: Entolium (Entolium) Entolium callosum Entolium demissus Entolium discites Entolium fossatum Entolium irenense Entolium lunare Entolium mapuche Entolium membranaceum 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

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Papua New Guinea (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (8), Argentina (38), Australia (1), Austria (1), Belgium (1), Brazil (1), Bulgaria (1), Canada (6: Alberta, Northwest Territories), China (2), Colombia (4), Denmark (3), France (2), Germany (9), Greenland (7), India (1), Italy (1), Japan (12), Kazakhstan (1), Libya (1), Madagascar (1), Mozambique (11), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (42), Poland (5), the Russian Federation (15), South Africa (2), Sweden (1), Tanzania (4), USSR (15), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (28), United States (29: Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Antarctica (2)

• Jurassic of Antarctica (2), Argentina (57), Canada (96: Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Yukon), Chile (94), China (4), Denmark (1), Egypt (1), Eritrea (2), Ethiopia (1), France (39), Georgia (1), Germany (33), Greenland (121), Hungary (9), India (11), Iran (4), Italy (1), Japan (25), Kenya (11), Luxembourg (3), Mexico (5), New Zealand (15), Portugal (3), Romania (5), the Russian Federation (4), Saudi Arabia (23), Serbia and Montenegro (4), Slovakia (1), Somalia (1), Spain (42), Tanzania (14), Thailand (4), Tunisia (1), the United Kingdom (31), United States (11: Alaska, California, Nevada), Vietnam (1), Yemen (1)

• Triassic of Afghanistan (9), Austria (4), China (51), Germany (7), Hungary (13), Iran (3), Italy (38), Japan (6), Kazakhstan (1), the Russian Federation (15), Slovakia (4), Spain (2), United States (6: Alaska, California, Oregon, Utah), Vietnam (9)

• Permian of China (15), Hungary (1), Malaysia (1)

Total: 1125 collections including 1198 occurrences

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