Carolinapecten eboreus Conrad 1833 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combinations: Aequipecten eborea, Argopecten eboreus, Chlamys (Aequipecten) eborea, Chlamys (Plagioctenium) eboreus, Pecten (Chlamys) eboreus eboreus, Pecten (Plagioctenium) eboreus, Pecten eboreus

Belongs to Carolinapecten according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Gardner 1943, Gibson 1987 and Ward and Blackwelder 1987

Sister taxa: Carolinapecten jamieae, Carolinapecten solaroides, Carolinapecten urbannaensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Quaternary of United States (22: Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina collections)

• Pliocene of United States (47: Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Miocene of United States (3: New Jersey)

Total: 72 collections each including a single occurrence

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