Pecten (Patinopecten) yakatagensis Clark 1932 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Full reference: B. L. Clark. 1932. Fauna of the Poul and Yakataga Formations (Upper Oligocene) of Southern Alaska. Bulletin of the Geological Society of America 43:797-846

Belongs to Pecten (Patinopecten) according to B. L. Clark 1932

Sister taxa: Patinopecten (Lituyapecten), Patinopecten (Patinopecten), Patinopecten bosei, Patinopecten brummeli, Patinopecten caurinus, Patinopecten healeyi, Patinopecten lohri, Pecten (Patinopecten) duplex, Pecten (Patinopecten) fucanus, Pecten (Patinopecten) kernensis, Pecten (Patinopecten) propatulus, Pecten (Patinopecten) turneri

Type specimen: UCMP 30381, a shell. Its type locality is UCMP 3859, which is in a Chattian marine horizon in the Yakataga Formation of Alaska.

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Oligocene of United States (2: Alaska collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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