Neithea Drouet 1825 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Parent taxon: Pectinidae according to A. Stoyanow 1949

See also Bouchet et al. 2010 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Agerchlamys, Amusium, Amussiopecten, Argopecten, Athlopecten, Avichlamys, Batequeus, Bractechlamys, Camptonectes, Camptonectinae, Canadonectites, Chesapecten, Chlamydinae, Chlamys, Complicachlamys, Coralichlamys, Costellamussiopecten, Crenamussium, Cristatopecten, Decadopecten, Decatopecten, Dimarzipecten, Eopecten, Euvola, Excellichlamys, Flabellipecten, Flexopecten, Fortipecten, Gigantopecten, Giraliapecten, Granulochlamys, Hunanonectes, Indopecten, Janupecten, Jorgechlamys, Korobkovia, Kotorapecten, Leopecten, Lepidopecten, Leptopecten, Loxochlamys, Lyriochlamys, Lyropecten, Macrochlamis, Manupecten, Mclearniinae, Merklinia, Micronectes, Minnivola, Mirapecten, Nanaochlamys, 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: Neithea (Neithea) Neithea (Neithella) Neithea (Neitheops) Neithea biangulata Neithea coquandi Neithea ficalhoi Neithea morrisi Neithea moutai Neithea quinquecostata Neithea regularis Neithea salinasensis Neithea sergipensis Neithea shawi Neithea vicinalis Neithea welwitschi

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Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Paleocene of France (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Afghanistan (2), Albania (2), Algeria (2), Argentina (1), Australia (1), Austria (3), Belgium (2), Brazil (62), Bulgaria (1), Cuba (1), the Czech Republic (1), Denmark (3), Ecuador (3), Egypt (23), Ethiopia (2), France (14), Germany (10), Hungary (1), India (1), Iran (7), Italy (8), Jamaica (2), Japan (18), Jordan (3), Kazakhstan (2), Lebanon (1), Libya (1), Madagascar (11), Mexico (11), Mozambique (4), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (3), Oman (5), Pakistan (2), Peru (4), Poland (6), Portugal (15), Romania (2), the Russian Federation (2), Saudi Arabia (1), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Slovenia (1), South Africa (2), Spain (3), Sweden (1), Tanzania (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), Tunisia (1), Turkey (3), Turkmenistan (1), Ukraine (1), the United Arab Emirates (3), the United Kingdom (20), United States (79: Alabama, Arizona, California, Delaware, Mississippi, New Jersey, New Mexico, Tennessee, Texas), Uzbekistan (1), Venezuela (2), Yemen (3)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Antarctica (1)

Total: 370 collections including 435 occurrences

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