Nodipecten estrellanus Conrad 1856 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combinations: Lyropecten estrellanus, Pallium estrellanum, Pecten (Lyropecten) estrellanum, Pecten (Lyropecten) estrellanus, Pecten estrellanus

Belongs to Nodipecten according to T. R. Waller 2007

See also Adegoke 1969, Arnold 1906, Grant and Gale 1931 and Perrilliat 1994

Sister taxa: Chlamys (Nodipecten) caloosaensis, Nodipecten arthriticus, Nodipecten articulosus, Nodipecten atlanticola, Nodipecten cerrosensis, Nodipecten colinensis, Nodipecten denaius, Nodipecten macloskeyi, Nodipecten magnificus, Nodipecten nodosus, Nodipecten subnodosus, Nodipecten veatchii, Nodipecten veracruzensis

Subtaxa: Pecten (Lyropecten) estrellanus catalinae

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder


• Pliocene of United States (7: California collections)

• Miocene of Mexico (1), United States (10: California)

• Oligocene of United States (1: California)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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