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: Entolium (Entolium), Entolium callosum, Entolium demissus, Entolium discites, Entolium fossatum, Entolium irenense, Entolium lunare, Entolium mapuche, Entolium membranaceum, Entolium microtis, Entolium minor, Entolium piriformis, Entolium proeteus, Entolium renevieri, Entolium solidum, Entolium utukokense, Pecten (Entolium) ceruleus, Pecten (Entolium) pittensis, Pecten (Entolium) yukonensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

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

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

Total: 118 collections each including a single occurrence

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