Entolium orbiculare Sowerby 1817 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Entoliidae

Alternative combinations: Pecten orbicularis, Syncyclonema orbiculare

Synonyms: Amusium sulcatellum Stoliczka 1871, Chlamys suborbicularis Cayeux 1958, Pecten (Amusium) balticus Dames 1874, Pecten (Amusium) orbicularis Sowerby 1874, Pecten (Entolium) balticus Dames 1885, Pecten (Entolium) membranaceus Wanderer 1909, Pecten (Entolium) nilssoni Wanderer 1909, Pecten (Syncyclonema) laminosus Mantell 1822, Pecten (Syncyclonema) orbicularis Sowerby 1902, Pecten balticus Dames 1885, Pecten calypso Orbigny 1850, Pecten darius Orbigny 1882, Pecten germanicus Wollemann 1900, Pecten laminosus Mantell 1822, Pecten losseriensis Vogel 1900, Pecten neptuni Orbigny 1850, Pecten sublaminosus Favre 1869, Syncyclonema sublaminosa Favre 1869

Belongs to Entolium according to S. Schneider et al. 2013

See also Dhondt 1971 and Noetling 1885

Sister taxa: Amussium (Entolium) aurarium, Entolium (Costentolium), Entolium (Cteniopleurium), Entolium (Entolium), Entolium amerinum, Entolium callosum, Entolium costatum, Entolium demissus, Entolium discites, Entolium equabile, Entolium fossatum, Entolium irenense, Entolium kellneri, Entolium kolymaense, Entolium lunare, Entolium mapuche, Entolium meeki, Entolium membranaceum, Entolium microtis, Entolium minor, Entolium oebergi, Entolium piriformis, Entolium qinghaiense, Entolium reticulatum, Entolium solidum, Entolium subdemissum, Entolium utukokense, Pecten (Entolium) ceruleus, Pecten (Entolium) decoratiformis, Pecten (Entolium) lavaredanus, Pecten (Entolium) pittensis, Pecten (Entolium) yukonensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder


• Cretaceous of France (1 collection), Germany (2), Italy (1), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (1), Sweden (1), the United Kingdom (24)

• Jurassic of Greenland (86), the United Kingdom (3)

Total: 119 collections each including a single occurrence

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