Pecten (Lyropecten) magnolia Conrad 1857 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combination: Pecten magnolia

Belongs to Pecten (Lyropecten) according to R. Arnold 1906

Sister taxa: Chlamys (Lyropecten) duncanensis, Chlamys (Lyropecten) ernestsmithi, Chlamys (Lyropecten) menthifontis, Chlamys (Lyropecten) planicosta, Lyropecten crassicardo, Lyropecten dumblei, Lyropecten laekeniensis, Lyropecten miguelensis, Lyropecten septemplicatus, Pecten (Lyropecten) bowersi, Pecten (Lyropecten) gallegosi, Pecten (Lyropecten) modulatus, Pecten (Lyropecten) perrini, Pecten (Lyropecten) pretiosus, Pecten (Lyropecten) vaughani

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (3: California collections)

• Oligocene of United States (2: California)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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