Lentipecten Marwick 1928 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative spelling: Amusium (Lentipecten)

Parent taxon: Adamussiini according to A. Beu and M. Taviani 2013

See also Beu et al. 1990, Le Renard 1994, Schnetler and Palm 2008, Sepkoski 2002 and Wozny 1977

Sister taxa: Adamussium, Antarctipecten, Duplipecten, Victoripecten

Subtaxa: Lentipecten (Lentipecten) Lentipecten adelaidensis Lentipecten corneus Lentipecten hochstetteri Lentipecten kadari Lentipecten paueri

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Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Indonesia (1 collection)

• Miocene of Australia (1), Greenland (1), Italy (2), New Zealand (18)

• Oligocene of Bulgaria (1), Denmark (5), New Zealand (21)

• Eocene of Bulgaria (2), Croatia (1), France (1), Italy (1), New Zealand (7), Poland (2), Romania (1), the United Kingdom (9)

Total: 74 collections including 77 occurrences

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