Antillipecten anguillensis Guppy 1867 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combinations: Chlamys (Chlamys) anguillensis, Chlamys anguillensis, Pecten (Chlamys) anguillensis, Pecten anguillensis

Belongs to Antillipecten according to T. R. Waller 2011

See also Mansfield 1937 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Antillipecten alumensis, Antillipecten antillarum, Antillipecten cercadicus, Antillipecten flintensis, Antillipecten guanicus, Antillipecten janicoensis, Antillipecten microlineatus, Antillipecten quemadosensis, Antillipecten reynali, Antillipecten vaun, Antillipecten willobianus

Type specimen: USNM 115532, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Miocene of Anguilla (2 collections)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Oligocene of Antigua and Barbuda (2)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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