Pecten (Entolium) yukonensis 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) pittensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is USGS 9384, south bank of Yukon River, which is in a Julian carbonate limestone in Alaska

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at USGS 9384, south bank of Yukon River

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