Family Pectinidae Wilkes 1810 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative spelling: Pectenidae

Parent taxon: Pectinoidae according to J. G. Carter et al. 2011

See also Beu et al. 1990, Beu and Taviani 2013, Bieler and Mikkelsen 2006, Coan et al. 2000, Dockery 1982, Gardner 1945, Glenn 1904, Hayami 1975, Islamoglu and Taner 1995, Marquet and Dijkstra 2000, Maxwell 1992, Nevesskaja 2009, Newell and Boyd 1995, Ronchetti 1970, Scholz et al. 2008, Spencer et al. 2004, Stilwell 1998, Vokes 1980, Ward 1992, Ward and Blackwelder 1975 and Ward and Blackwelder 1987

Sister taxa: Pleuronectitidae, Spondylidae

Subtaxa: Agerchlamys Amusium Amussiopecten Argopecten Athlopecten Batequeus Bractechlamys Camptonectes Camptonectinae Canadonectites Chesapecten Chlamydinae Chlamys Complicachlamys Comptopallium Coralichlamys Costellamussiopecten Cristatopecten Decadopecten Decatopecten Dimarzipecten Eopecten Euvola Excellichlamys Flabellipecten Flexopecten Fortipecten Gigantopecten Giraliapecten Granulochlamys Hinnites Hunanonectes Indopecten Janupecten Jorgechlamys Korobkovia Kotorapecten Leopecten Lepidopecten Leptopecten Loxochlamys Lyriochlamys Lyropecten Macrochlamis Manupecten Merklinia Micronectes Minnivola Mirapecten Nanaochlamys Neithea Nevadapecten Nippononectes Nodipecten Ochotochlamys Palliolinae Pascahinnites Pectininae Pedinae Pedum Periclaraia Philippia Placopecten Pleuronectites Praechlamys Prohinnites Pseudopecten Pseudopectininae Radiopecten Radulonectites Radulopecten Rebeccapecten Sectipecten Semipecten Serratovola Spathochlamys Spondylopecten Stralopecten Tosapecten Vertipecten Volachlamys Weylinae Yabepecten

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Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

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