Neithea quinquecostata Sowerby 1814 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combinations: Neithea (Neithea) quinquecostata, Pecten quinquecostata

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

See also Dartevelle and Freneix 1957 and Dhondt 1973

Sister taxa: Neithea (Neithea), Neithea (Neithella), Neithea (Neitheops), Neithea biangulata, Neithea coquandi, Neithea ficalhoi, Neithea grandicosta, Neithea morrisi, Neithea moutai, Neithea regularis, Neithea salinasensis, Neithea sergipensis, Neithea shawi, Neithea vicinalis, Neithea welwitschi

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Paleocene of France (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Bulgaria (1), Egypt (4), Ethiopia (1), France (4), Germany (3), India (1), Italy (1), Libya (1), Madagascar (9), Mozambique (4), the Netherlands (1), the Russian Federation (1), Tunisia (1), Turkmenistan (1), the United Arab Emirates (2), the United Kingdom (10), United States (31: Alabama, Delaware, New Jersey, Texas)

Total: 77 collections each including a single occurrence

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