Spondylopecten Röder 1882 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Parent taxon: Pectinidae according to T. R. Waller 2006

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, Neithea, Nevadapecten, Nippononectes, Nodipecten, Ochotochlamys, Palliolinae, Pascahinnites, Pectininae, Pedinae, Periclaraia, Philippia, Placopecten, Pleuronectites, Praechlamys, Prohinnites, Pseudopecten, Pseudopectininae, Radiopecten, Radulonectites, Radulopecten, Rebeccapecten, Sectipecten, Serratovola, Spathochlamys, Stralopecten, Tosapecten, Vertipecten, Volachlamys, Weylinae, Yabepecten

Subtaxa: Spondylopecten macfadyeni Spondylopecten palinurus

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Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Ethiopia (2 collections), France (1), Germany (4), India (12), Iran (1), Kenya (2), Saudi Arabia (4), Somalia (1), Spain (7), Switzerland (1), Tanzania (2), Tunisia (4), Yemen (5)

Total: 46 collections including 48 occurrences

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