Patinopecten caurinus Gould 1850 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combinations: Pecten (Patinopecten) caurinus, Pecten caurinus

Belongs to Patinopecten according to A. J. W. Hendy 2020

See also Arnold 1906, Coan et al. 2000 and Faustman 1964

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

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (20: California, Oregon collections)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (2: California, Oregon)

• Pliocene of United States (5: Alaska, California, Washington)

Total: 27 collections each including a single occurrence

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