Placopecten clintonius Say 1824 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combinations: Chlamys (Placopecten) clintonius, Pecten (Chlamys) clintonius, Pecten (Placopecten) clintonius, Pecten clintonius, Placopecten clintonius clintonius

Belongs to Placopecten according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Gardner 1943, Gibson 1987 and Glenn 1904

Sister taxa: Placopecten magellanicus, Placopecten marylandica, Placopecten princepoides, Placopecten virginiana

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Pliocene of United States (9: North Carolina, Virginia collections)

• Miocene of United States (1: Maryland)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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