Neithea (Neithea) atava Roemer 1839 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combination: Pecten atavus

Belongs to Neithea (Neithea) according to A. Dhondt 1973

Sister taxa: Neithea (Neithea) aequicostata, Neithea (Neithea) alpina, Neithea (Neithea) deshayana, Neithea (Neithea) dilatata, Neithea (Neithea) dutrugei, Neithea (Neithea) fleuriausiana, Neithea (Neithea) gibbosa, Neithea (Neithea) hispanica, Neithea (Neithea) sexangularis, Neithea (Neithea) sexcostata, Neithea (Neithea) striatocostata, Neithea (Neithea) syriaca, Neithea (Neithea) zitteli

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Albania (1 collection), Italy (1), Japan (4), Mexico (2), Portugal (7), Trinidad and Tobago (1), the United Kingdom (1), Yemen (3)

Total: 20 collections each including a single occurrence

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