Pecten (Entolium) ceruleus Smith 1927 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Entoliidae

Full reference: J. P. Smith. 1927. Upper Triassic marine invertebrate faunas of North America. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 141:1-262

Belongs to Pecten (Entolium) according to J. P. Smith 1927

Sister taxa: Entolium (Entolium), Entolium callosum, Entolium demissus, Entolium discites, Entolium fossatum, Entolium irenense, Entolium lunare, Entolium mapuche, Entolium membranaceum, Entolium microtis, Entolium minor, Entolium orbiculare, Entolium piriformis, Entolium proeteus, Entolium renevieri, Entolium solidum, Entolium utukokense, Pecten (Entolium) pittensis, Pecten (Entolium) yukonensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Martin Bridge, Blue Mountains (lower Halobia-bearing shales), which is in a Tuvalian marine shale in Oregon

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Martin Bridge, Blue Mountains (lower Halobia-bearing shales)

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