Chesapecten madisonius Say 1824 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combinations: Chlamys (Lyropecten) madisonia, Pecten (Chlamys) madisonius, Pecten (Lyropecten) madisonius, Pecten madisonius

Belongs to Chesapecten according to T. G. Gibson 1987

See also Gardner 1943, Glenn 1904 and Ward and Blackwelder 1975

Sister taxa: Chesapecten (Chesapecten), Chesapecten (Christinapecten), Chesapecten coccymelus, Chesapecten jeffersonius, Chesapecten middlesexensis, Chesapecten patagonensis, Chesapecten santamaria, Chesapecten sayanus, Chesapecten skiptonensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Pliocene of United States (20: Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia collections)

• Miocene of United States (31: Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia)

Total: 51 collections including 52 occurrences

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