Lyropecten Conrad 1862 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

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

Parent taxon: Pectinidae according to M. C. Perrilliat 1994

See also Addicott 1974, Dockery 1982, Gardner 1943, Grant and Gale 1931 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Agerchlamys, Amusium, Amussiopecten, Argopecten, Athlopecten, Batequeus, Bractechlamys, Camptonectes, Camptonectinae, Canadonectites, Chesapecten, Chlamydinae, Chlamys, Complicachlamys, Comptopallium, Coralichlamys, Costellamussiopecten, Cristatopecten, Decadopecten, Decatopecten, Dimarzipecten, Eopecten, Euvola, Excellichlamys, Flabellipecten, Flexopecten, Fortipecten, Gigantopecten, Giraliapecten, Granulochlamys, Hinnites, Hunanonectes, Indopecten, Janupecten, Jorgechlamys, Korobkovia, Kotorapecten, Leopecten, Lepidopecten, Leptopecten, Loxochlamys, Lyriochlamys, 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, Semipecten, Serratovola, Spathochlamys, Spondylopecten, Stralopecten, Tosapecten, Vertipecten, Volachlamys, Weylinae, Yabepecten

Subtaxa: Chlamys (Lyropecten) duncanensis Chlamys (Lyropecten) ernestsmithi Chlamys (Lyropecten) menthifontis Chlamys (Lyropecten) planicosta Lyropecten crassicardo Lyropecten dumblei Lyropecten laekeniensis Lyropecten miguelensis Lyropecten septemplicatus Pecten (Lyropecten) gallegosi Pecten (Lyropecten) modulatus Pecten (Lyropecten) pretiosus

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (5: Florida, North Carolina collections)

• Pliocene of Mexico (3), United States (1: Florida), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (1: California)

• Miocene of Mexico (17), United States (41: California, Florida)

• Arikareean of United States (1: California)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (8: Florida)

• Oligocene of Mexico (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (28: Alabama, California, Georgia, Mississippi)

• Cretaceous of United States (1: Colorado)

Total: 109 collections including 120 occurrences

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