Pecten (Entolium) pittensis 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) ceruleus, Pecten (Entolium) yukonensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Brock Mountain, 3 miles east of Madison's ranch (Pit shale), which is in a Carnian marine shale in the Pit Formation of California

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Brock Mountain, 3 miles east of Madison's ranch (Pit shale)

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