Chesapecten (Chesapecten) Ward 1992 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Full reference: L. W. Ward. 1992. Molluscan biostratigraphy of the Miocene Middle Atlantic Coastal Plain of North America. Virginia Museum of Natural History 2

Parent taxon: Chesapecten according to L. W. Ward 1992

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

Subtaxa: Chesapecten (Chesapecten) covepointensis Chesapecten (Chesapecten) middlesexensis Chesapecten (Chesapecten) monicae Chesapecten (Chesapecten) nefrens

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Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Miocene of United States (39: Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia collections)

Total: 39 collections including 40 occurrences

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