Camptonectes (Camptonectes) cottaldinus Orbigny 1847 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combination: Pecten cottaldinus

Synonyms: Pecten (Syncyclonema) cottaldinus Orbigny 1871, Pecten cottaldi Orbigny 1933, Pecten roemeri Weerth 1884

Belongs to Camptonectes (Camptonectes) according to A. V. Dhondt 1972

Sister taxa: Camptonectes (Camptonectes) auritus, Camptonectes (Camptonectes) gaultinus, Camptonectes (Camptonectes) laminatus, Camptonectes (Camptonectes) rigidus, Camptonectes (Camptonectes) striatopunctatus

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of France (1 collection), Italy (1), Switzerland (1), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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