Pecten Müller 1776 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Full reference: O. F. Müller. 1776. Zoologicae Danicae Prodromus, seu Animalium Daniae et Norvegiae Indigenarum. Characteres, Nomina et Synonyma Imprimis Popularium 1-281

Parent taxon: Pectininae according to A. G. Beu 2006

See also Bohm and Weisfermel 1913, Bouchet et al. 2010, Coan et al. 2000, da Silva Forti 1969, Dijkstra and Kilburn 2001, Dockery 1982, DuBar 1958, Faustman 1964, Gardner 1943, Gazdzicki and Pugaczewska 1984, Gibson 1987, Glenn 1904, Grant and Gale 1931, Lamprell and Whitehead 1992, Marasti 1973, Perrilliat 1992, Sepkoski 2002, Spencer et al. 2004, Vera-Peláez et al. 2004 and Ward 1992

Sister taxa: Aequipectinini, Amusiini, Annachlamys, Carolinapecten, Chlamydini, Decatopectinini, Mesopeplum, Oppenheimopecten, Pectinini

Subtaxa: Pecten (Fortipecten) Pecten (Janira) Pecten (Neithea) Pecten (Oopecten) Pecten (Pecten) Pecten (Plesiopecten) Pecten (Propeamusium) Pecten (Radiopecten) Pecten (Swiftopecten) Pecten (Syncyclonema) Pecten (Vola) Pecten afribenedictus Pecten alcesianus Pecten alpha Pecten argillensis Pecten asper Pecten assinboiensis Pecten aurantiacus Pecten aztecus Pecten barretti Pecten cadwalladerensis Pecten camuycenicus Pecten cawcawensis Pecten ceibanus Pecten clarkeanus Pecten coderensis Pecten collapsus Pecten coralliphila Pecten danicus Pecten deformis Pecten deformis Pecten dendyi Pecten disparatus Pecten elixatus Pecten eseri Pecten expansus Pecten fibrosus Pecten fissicosta Pecten flemingianus Pecten fumata Pecten fumatus Pecten gramamensis Pecten grapteus Pecten guajatacus Pecten halli Pecten hehli Pecten hornensis Pecten humphreysii Pecten inaequalis Pecten jacobaea Pecten johnstrupi Pecten jugleri Pecten kokcharofi Pecten lowei Pecten maxima Pecten mclellani Pecten meseticus Pecten nearchi Pecten nerei Pecten novaezelandiae Pecten nugenti Pecten obsoletus Pecten palmipes Pecten paredezii Pecten pascoei Pecten pictus Pecten pilgrimi Pecten plebeia Pecten politus Pecten pontiamnis Pecten proeteus Pecten protei Pecten proteus Pecten pseudobeudanti Pecten pseudosolarium Pecten ptychotis Pecten pulchricosta Pecten raoulensis Pecten renevieri Pecten rigida Pecten rinki Pecten sansebastianus Pecten santarosanus Pecten saskatchewanensis Pecten seabeensis Pecten sealyi Pecten sedanensis Pecten silentiensis Pecten stewartianus Pecten subaequicostatus Pecten subalternans Pecten subauriculatus Pecten subdemissus Pecten subrufus Pecten suwanneensis Pecten terebratuloides Pecten thaumastus Pecten triradiatus Pecten tubulifer Pecten tyaughtonae Pecten vasseli Pecten vaughani Pecten verdachellensis Pecten vigintisulcatus Pecten volaris Pecten wattsi Pecten wendelli

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Type: Ostrea maxima

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Belgium (1), Egypt (1), Greece (3), Ireland (1), Italy (3), Japan (8), the Marshall Islands (1), Mexico (1), Morocco (3), New Zealand (3), Pakistan (2), South Africa (3), Spain (8), Taiwan (17), the United Kingdom (3), United States (7: California, Florida, South Carolina)

• Blancan of United States (4: California)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Egypt (1), Malaysia (3), Mexico (1)

• Pliocene of Algeria (3), Australia (1), Belgium (7), Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (2), Ecuador (5), Egypt (2), Greece (10), India (1), Indonesia (4), Iran (3), Italy (3), Jamaica (2), Japan (1), Mexico (9), Pakistan (4), Portugal (1), South Africa (1), Tanzania (2), the United Kingdom (6), United States (28: California, Florida, South Carolina), Venezuela (9)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Alabama)

• Miocene to Pliocene of South Africa (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (9), Anguilla (2), Austria (3), Belgium (1), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1), Brazil (3), Bulgaria (4), Colombia (1), Cuba (6), Cyprus (4), Ecuador (6), Egypt (3), Fiji (4), France (7), Germany (4), Greece (3), Greenland (1), Grenada (1), Haiti (3), India (3), Indonesia (3), Iran (1), Iraq (1), Israel (2), Italy (19), Libya (3), Mexico (7), Moldova (1), Morocco (8), Poland (3), Portugal (1), Romania (15), Slovakia (1), Somalia (1), Spain (5), Trinidad and Tobago (3), United States (46: California, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (3)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Haiti (1), United States (1: Virginia)

• Oligocene to Pliocene of Argentina (1)

• Oligocene of Antigua and Barbuda (1), Australia (1), Denmark (1), Germany (1), Haiti (2), Iran (7), Libya (2), Mexico (5), New Zealand (1), Oman (1), Puerto Rico (3), Romania (1), Somalia (1), United States (86: Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Haiti (1), United States (1: Virginia)

• Eocene of Argentina (1), Bulgaria (1), Egypt (3), Italy (3), the Marshall Islands (4), Mexico (1), Namibia (1), Romania (2), Tonga (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (20: Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Paleocene of Austria (1), Greenland (1), United States (4: California, New Jersey, Virginia)

• Cretaceous of Afghanistan (1), Argentina (4), Brazil (2), Bulgaria (4), Cameroon (1), Canada (7: Alberta, Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan), Chile (1), Colombia (2), the Czech Republic (1), Egypt (1), France (5), Germany (9), India (1), Italy (1), Madagascar (2), Mexico (13), New Zealand (3), Portugal (2), Saudi Arabia (1), Switzerland (18), the United Kingdom (4), United States (83: Alabama, Arizona, California, Delaware, Kansas, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Wyoming)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of United States (1: Alaska)

• Jurassic of Argentina (1), Canada (2: Alberta, Northwest Territories), Chile (1), Egypt (1), Ethiopia (2), France (11), Germany (4), Greenland (1), India (1), Italy (2), Lebanon (1), Madagascar (1), Morocco (1), Romania (1), Serbia and Montenegro (4), Slovenia (1), Spain (5), the United Kingdom (4), United States (2: Alaska)

• Triassic of Canada (5: British Columbia), China (1), Germany (2), Hungary (8), Italy (19), Japan (2), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (1), Slovakia (1), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (1), United States (14: Alaska, California)

• Permian of Bolivia (1), Italy (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (1: Texas)

• Westphalian of Spain (1)

• Chesterian of Canada (1: Alberta)

• Carboniferous of Australia (1), Canada (1: Alberta), the Czech Republic (1), India (1), Ireland (1), the United Kingdom (8), United States (1: Idaho-Utah)

Total: 825 collections including 970 occurrences

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