Acanthopecten carboniferous Stevens 1858 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limipectinidae

Alternative combination: Pecten carboniferous

Belongs to Acanthopecten according to H. Morningstar 1922

See also Girty 1903 and Stevens 1858

Sister taxa: Acanthopecten anshunensis, Acanthopecten bellosum, Acanthopecten carboniferus, Acanthopecten coloradoensis, Acanthopecten delawarensis, Acanthopecten equicostatus, Acanthopecten gaoanensis, Acanthopecten giganteus, Acanthopecten jaguelensis, Acanthopecten josephinae, Acanthopecten licharewi, Acanthopecten meeki, Acanthopecten onukii, Acanthopecten shenshuensis, Acanthopecten spinosus, Acanthopecten subgiganteus, Acanthopecten xizangensis, Acanthopecten ziphocostatus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Desmoinesian of United States (4: Kansas, Pennsylvania collections)

• Carboniferous of United States (2: Pennsylvania)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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