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Decatopecten Sowerby 1839 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 16600

Synonyms: Comptopallium Iredale 1939 (no. 59795), Pallium Schumacher 1817 (no. 92167), Pecten (Pallium) Schumacher 1817 (no. 92168)

Parent taxon: Pectinidae according to G. Rosenberg et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Agerchlamys, Amusium, Amussiopecten, Argopecten, Athlopecten, Avichlamys, Batequeus, Bractechlamys, Camptonectes, Camptonectinae, Canadonectites, Chesapecten, Chlamydinae, Chlamys, Complicachlamys, Coralichlamys, Costellamussiopecten, Crenamussium, Cristatopecten, Decadopecten, Dimarzipecten, Eopecten, Euvola, Excellichlamys, Flabellipecten, Flexopecten, Fortipecten, Gigantopecten, Giraliapecten, Granulochlamys, Hunanonectes, Indopecten, Janupecten, Jorgechlamys, Korobkovia, Kotorapecten, Leopecten, Lepidopecten, Leptopecten, Loxochlamys, Lyriochlamys, Lyropecten, 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

Subtaxa: Comptopallium radula, Decatopecten amiculum, Decatopecten plica, Decatopecten radula, Pecten (Pallium) hamlini, Pecten (Pallium) holwayi

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Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder