Leptopecten tumbezensis d'Orbigny 1846 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combinations: Chlamys (Leptopecten) tumbezensis, Pacipecten tumbezensis, Pecten (Aequipecten) tumbezensis, Pecten (Pacipecten) tumbezensis, Pecten tumbezensis

Synonyms: Pecten (Plagioctenium) paucicostatus Carpenter 1864, Pecten paucicostatus Carpenter 1864

Belongs to Leptopecten according to E. V. Coan and P. Valentich-Scott 2012

See also Grant and Gale 1931 and Moore 1984

Sister taxa: Leptopecten (Leptopecten), Leptopecten auroraensis, Leptopecten ecnomius, Leptopecten latiauratus, Leptopecten olgensis, Leptopecten thompsoni, Pecten (Leptopecten) praevalidus, Pacipecten discus, Pacipecten bilineatus, Pacipecten tolmani, Pacipecten linki, Pacipecten weaveri, Pacipecten pabloensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Ecuador (1 collection), Panama (1)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (2), Ecuador (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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