Camptonectes virgatus Nilsson 1827 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combinations: Camptonectes (Camptonectes) virgatus, Pecten virgatus

Synonyms: Camptonectes curvatus Geinitz 1885, Camptonectes perlucidus Sobetski 1977, Camptonectes virgatus kaffraria Rennie 1930, Camptonectes woodsi Tavani 1940, Pecten (Camptonectes) curvatus Geinitz 1887, Pecten (Camptonectes) divaricatus Reuss 1885, Pecten (Camptonectes) hierichuntinus Blanckenhorn 1934, Pecten (Camptonectes) kaffraria Rennie 1930, Pecten (Camptonectes) kalkowskyi Petrascheck 1906, Pecten (Camptonectes) virgatus Nilsson 1888, Pecten (Syncyclonema) jugleri Hagenow 1932, Pecten besseri Alth 1850, Pecten concentricepunctatus Reuss 1850, Pecten curvatus Geinitz 1843, Pecten divaricatus Reuss 1846, Pecten fulminifer Holzapfel 1889, Pecten kamerunensis von Koenen 1897, Pecten productus von Koenen 1897, Pecten subvirgatus Orbigny 1850, Pecten texanus Gabb 1861, Pectinites excentricus Schlotheim 1820

Belongs to Camptonectes according to S. Schneider et al. 2013

See also Dartevelle and Freneix 1957, Dhondt 1972 and Malchus et al. 1994

Sister taxa: Camptonectes (Annulinectes), Camptonectes (Boreionectes), Camptonectes (Camptochlamys), Camptonectes (Camptonectes), Camptonectes (Costicamptonectes), Camptonectes (Hunanonectes), Camptonectes (Maclearnia), Camptonectes annulatus, Camptonectes browni, Camptonectes bubonis, Camptonectes dettermani, Camptonectes grandis, Camptonectes laminatus, Camptonectes lens, Camptonectes matonabbei, Camptonectes milleri, Camptonectes mundus, Camptonectes subulatus, Camptonectes virdunensis, Pecten (Camptonectes) placitus

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Austria (2 collections), Belgium (1), Bulgaria (1), Cuba (1), Denmark (1), Egypt (2), Germany (6), India (1), Italy (1), Mozambique (1), the Netherlands (1), Poland (3), the Russian Federation (1), Senegal (1), Ukraine (1)

Total: 24 collections including 25 occurrences

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