Euvola bella Conrad 1856 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combinations: Janira bella, Pecten (Janira) bellus, Pecten (Pecten) bellus, Pecten bellus

Synonyms: Pecten (Pecten) auburyi Arnold 1906, Pecten (Pecten) hemphilli Dall 1879, Pecten (Pecten) hemphillii Dall 1879, Pecten hemphilli Dall 1879, Pecten hemphillii Dall 1879

Full reference: T. A. Conrad. 1856. Descriptions of three new genera; twenty-three new species Middle Tertiary fossils from California, and one from Texas. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 8:301-327

Belongs to Euvola according to A. Hendy 2021

See also Arnold 1903, Arnold 1906, Conrad 1856, Grant, IV and Gale 1931, Hendy 2020, Jordan and Hertlein 1926 and Moore 1984

Sister taxa: Euvola bowdenensis, Euvola codercola, Euvola gurabensis, Euvola jamaicensis, Euvola keepi, Euvola raveneli, Euvola smithi, Euvola soror, Euvola urumaconis, Euvola vogdesi, Euvola ziczac

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Quaternary of United States (15: California collections)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: California)

• Pliocene of Mexico (5), United States (12: California)

Total: 33 collections including 34 occurrences

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