Leptopecten Verrill 1897 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative spellings: Chlamys (Leptopecten), Pecten (Leptopecten)

Synonyms: Aequipecten (Pacipecten) Olsson 1961, Leptopecten (Pacipecten) Olsson 1961, Pacipecten Olsson 1961, Pecten (Pacipecten) Olsson 1961

Parent taxon: Pectinidae according to J. A. Todd 2001

See also Coan et al. 2000, Jordan and Hertlein 1926, Moore 1984, Sepkoski 2002, Waller 2011, Ward and Blackwelder 1987 and Woodring 1982

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

Subtaxa: Leptopecten (Leptopecten) Leptopecten auroraensis Leptopecten ecnomius Leptopecten latiauratus Leptopecten olgensis Leptopecten thompsoni Leptopecten tumbezensis Pacipecten bilineatus Pacipecten discus Pacipecten linki Pacipecten pabloensis Pacipecten tolmani Pacipecten weaveri Pecten (Leptopecten) praevalidus

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Type: Pecten latiauratus

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Ecuador (1 collection), Mexico (5), Panama (1), United States (9: California, North Carolina)

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

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (2), Ecuador (1), Mexico (7), Peru (1), United States (6: California, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina), Venezuela (4)

• Miocene of Brazil (2), the Dominican Republic (16), Panama (48), United States (2: California), Venezuela (1)

Total: 107 collections including 111 occurrences

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