Family Pectinidae Wilkes 1810 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative spelling: Pectenidae

Parent taxon: Pectinoidae according to J. G. Carter et al. 2011

See also Arnold 1906, Beu et al. 1990, Beu and Taviani 2013, Bieler and Mikkelsen 2006, Bouchet et al. 2010, Clark and Arnold 1923, Coan et al. 2000, Dockery 1982, Gardner 1945, Glenn 1904, Hayami 1975, Islamoglu and Taner 1995, Marquet and Dijkstra 2000, Maxwell 1992, Nevesskaja 2009, Newell 1965, Newell and Boyd 1995, Ronchetti 1970, Ros-Franch et al. 2014, Scholz et al. 2008, Spencer et al. 2004, Stanton 1895, Stilwell 1998, Vokes 1980, Ward 1992, Ward and Blackwelder 1975 and Ward and Blackwelder 1987

Sister taxa: Pleuronectitidae, Spondylidae

Subtaxa: Agerchlamys Altaipecten Amusium Amussiopecten Argopecten Athlopecten Avichlamys Batequeus Bractechlamys Camptonectes Camptonectinae Canadonectites Chesapecten Chlamydinae Chlamys Complicachlamys Coralichlamys Costamussium Costellamussiopecten Crenamussium Cristatopecten Decadopecten Decatopecten Dimarzipecten Eopecten Euvola Excellichlamys Flabellipecten Flexopecten Fortipecten Gigantopecten Giraliapecten Granulochlamys Hunanonectes Indopecten Iranopecten Janupecten Jorgechlamys Korobkovia Kotorapecten Leopecten Lepidopecten Leptopecten Loxochlamys Lyriochlamys Lyropecten Lyssochlamys Macrochlamis Manupecten Mclearniinae Merklinia Micronectes Minnivola Mirapecten Nanaochlamys Neithea Nevadapecten Nippononectes Nodipecten Ochotochlamys Palliolinae Pascahinnites Pectininae Pedinae Periclaraia Philippia Placopecten Pleuronectites Praechlamys Prohinnites Pseudopecten Pseudopectininae Radiopecten Radulonectites Radulopecten Rebeccapecten Sectipecten Serratovola Spathochlamys Spondylopecten Stralopecten Tosapecten Vertipecten Volachlamys Weylinae Yabepecten

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Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

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