Syncyclonema nilsoni Goldfuss 1835 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Entoliidae

Alternative combinations: Pecten (Syncyclonema) nilssoni, Pecten nilsoni

Synonym: Pecten orbicularis Sowerby 1817

Belongs to Syncyclonema according to Dhondt 1971

See also Dartevelle and Freneix 1957, Dhondt 1971, Schneider et al. 2013 and Sowerby 1817

Sister taxa: Syncyclonema cretacea, Syncyclonema gamsensis, Syncyclonema gibsonia, Syncyclonema greppini, Syncyclonema haeggi, Syncyclonema hagenowi, Syncyclonema haggi, Syncyclonema haldonensis, Syncyclonema kingi, Syncyclonema latum, Syncyclonema semiplicata

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder


• Paleocene of Denmark (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Belgium (2), Bulgaria (1), the Czech Republic (1), Denmark (3), France (1), Germany (1), Jordan (1), the Netherlands (1), Poland (5), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 19 collections including 20 occurrences

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