Leopecten gatunensis Toula 1909 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combinations: Flabellipecten gatunensis, Pecten (Flabellipecten) gatunensis, Pecten gatunensis

Belongs to Leopecten according to T. R. Waller 2011

See also Brown and Pilsbry 1911, Hodson et al. 1927, Olsson 1922, Olsson 1964 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Leopecten bakeri, Leopecten stillmani

Subtaxa: Flabellipecten gatunensis macdonaldi Flabellipecten gatunensis protistus Flabellipecten gatunensis tapeinus

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Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Panama (2 collections)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2)

• Miocene of Colombia (1), Costa Rica (2), Ecuador (1), Mexico (1), Panama (40), Venezuela (4)

• Oligocene of Panama (4)

Total: 57 collections including 59 occurrences

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