Acanthopecten carboniferus Stevens 1858 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limipectinidae

Alternative combination: Pecten carboniferus

Synonym: Pecten hawni Geinitz 1866

Belongs to Acanthopecten according to N. D. Newell 1938

Sister taxa: Acanthopecten anshunensis, Acanthopecten bellosum, Acanthopecten carboniferous, Acanthopecten coloradoensis, Acanthopecten delawarensis, Acanthopecten equicostatus, Acanthopecten gaoanensis, Acanthopecten giganteus, Acanthopecten jaguelensis, Acanthopecten josephinae, Acanthopecten licharewi, Acanthopecten meeki, Acanthopecten onukii, Acanthopecten shenshuensis, Acanthopecten spinosus, Acanthopecten subgiganteus, Acanthopecten xizangensis, Acanthopecten ziphocostatus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of United States (1: Texas collection)

• Virgilian of United States (4: Illinois, Maryland, New Mexico, Ohio)

• Carboniferous of United States (3: Ohio, Utah)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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