Eopecten Douvillé 1897 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Invalid subtaxa: Pecten (Velopecten) Philippi 1893 [objective synonym], Velata [replaced name], Velopecten Philippi 1893 [objective synonym]

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

See also Dietrich 1933, Johnson 1984, Komatsu et al. 2014, Scholz et al. 2008 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Eopecten gradus Eopecten hartzi Eopecten studeri Eopecten tegulatus Eopecten velatus Velata inaequistriata

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Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of New Zealand (1 collection)

• Jurassic of Argentina (11), Canada (21: Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Yukon), Chile (19), Ethiopia (4), France (8), Germany (8), Greenland (6), Hungary (2), India (21), Iran (1), Japan (3), Jordan (2), Kenya (10), Madagascar (4), Mexico (1), Portugal (10), Romania (1), Saudi Arabia (18), Somalia (1), Spain (21), Switzerland (2), Tanzania (6), Tunisia (1), the United Kingdom (11), United States (2: Alaska), Yemen (8)

• Triassic of Chile (1), China (1), Japan (5)

Total: 210 collections including 217 occurrences

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