Anatipopecten anatipes Morton 1833 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combinations: Chlamys (Anatipopecten) anatipes, Chlamys (Chlamys) anatipes, Chlamys anatipes, Flexopecten anatipes, Pecten (Nodipecten) anatipes, Pecten anatipes

Belongs to Anatipopecten according to T. R. Waller 2011

See also Dall 1916, Dockery 1982 and Palmer and Brann 1965

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: ANSP 12575, a shell

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Pliocene of Antarctica (1 collection)

• Oligocene of United States (9: Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi)

• Eocene to Oligocene of United States (1: Alabama)

• Eocene of United States (1: Florida)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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