Chesapecten (Chesapecten) nefrens Ward and Blackwlder 1975 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combination: Chesapecten nefrens

Synonym: Pecten madisonius Conrad 1840 [replaced name]

Belongs to Chesapecten (Chesapecten) according to L. W. Ward 1992

See also Gibson 1987 and Ward and Blackwelder 1975

Sister taxa: Chesapecten (Chesapecten) covepointensis, Chesapecten (Chesapecten) middlesexensis, Chesapecten (Chesapecten) monicae

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (32: Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia collections)

Total: 32 collections each including a single occurrence

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