Euvola vogdesi Arnold 1906 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combinations: Oppenheimopecten vogdesi, Pecten (Oppenheimopecten) vogdesi, Pecten (Pecten) vogdesi

Synonyms: Oppenheimopecten heimi Hertlein 1925, Pecten (Euvola) cataractes Dall 1914, Pecten (Pecten) heimi Hertlein 1925, Pecten dentatus Sowerby 1842

Belongs to Euvola according to A. Hendy 2021

See also Coan et al. 2000, Hertlein 1925, Keen 1971, Moore 1984, Willett 1937 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Euvola bella, Euvola bowdenensis, Euvola codercola, Euvola gurabensis, Euvola jamaicensis, Euvola keepi, Euvola raveneli, Euvola smithi, Euvola soror, Euvola urumaconis, Euvola ziczac

Type specimens:

  • Euvola vogdesi: Its type locality is San Pedro [Timms Point Silt], which is in an Irvingtonian terrestrial siltstone in the Timms Point Silt Formation of California
  • Pecten (Euvola) cataractes:
  • Pecten (Pecten) heimi: LSJU (no number), a shell.
  • Pecten dentatus:

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Quaternary of Costa Rica (1 collection), Ecuador (1), Mexico (5), United States (9: California)

• Pliocene of Mexico (6)

Total: 22 collections each including a single occurrence

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