Pterinopecten Hall 1883 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pterinopectinidae

Alternative spelling: Aviculopecten (Pterinopecten)

Parent taxon: Pterinopectinidae according to H. E. Vokes 1980

See also Ambler 1992, Bouchet et al. 2010, Hall 1884 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Anulipecten, Claraia, Claraioides, Denguiria, Dunbarella, Epiclaraia, Lyriopecten, Pseudaviculopecten, Pterinopectinella, Pterinopectinellinae, Pterinopectininae, Pteroclaraia, Rugiclaraia, Tesseratiinae

Subtaxa: Pterinopecten hermes Pterinopecten mundus

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Carboniferous of China (1 collection), the United Kingdom (5), United States (3: Arizona, Nevada)

• Mississippian of United States (2: Alaska)

• Devonian to Carboniferous of the United Kingdom (1)

• Devonian of Australia (2), Brazil (1), Canada (2: New Brunswick, Ontario), China (10), the Czech Republic (1), France (1), Germany (8), New Zealand (3), Poland (3), South Africa (1), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (63: Alaska, Florida, Indiana, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania)

• Silurian to Devonian of Poland (1)

• Silurian of China (2), the Czech Republic (6), Italy (1), Poland (2)

Total: 121 collections including 135 occurrences

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