†family Limipectinidae Newell and Boyd 1990 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limipectinidae

Parent taxon: Heteropectinoidea according to J. G. Carter et al. 2011

See also Bouchet et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Annuliconchidae, Antijaniridae, Heteropectinidae, Hunanopectinidae, Ornithopectinidae

Subtaxa: Acanthopectininae Limipectininae

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Leonard of United States (1: Wyoming collection)

• Permian of Australia (6), Canada (4: Nunavut, Yukon), China (19), Italy (4), Japan (7), Mexico (1), the Russian Federation (5), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (2), United States (66: Alaska, Arizona, Montana, Nevada, Texas, Utah, Wyoming), Venezuela (1)

• Virgilian of United States (5: Illinois, Maryland, New Mexico, Ohio, Texas)

• Desmoinesian of United States (5: Kansas, Ohio, Pennsylvania)

• Westphalian of the United Kingdom (1)

• Chesterian of Canada (1: Alberta)

• Carboniferous of Argentina (1), Ireland (3), Peru (1), the United Kingdom (4), United States (24: Alabama, Alaska, California, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, New Mexico, New mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah)

• Devonian of Germany (2)

Total: 163 collections including 172 occurrences

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