Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Hunanopecten exilis Zhang 1977 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Hunanopectinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 166321

Full reference: R. J. Zhang. 1977. Bivalvia. Palaeontological Atlas of South-Central China 2:471-533

Belongs to Hunanopecten according to Z.J. Fang 1987

Sister taxa: Hunanopecten declivis, Hunanopecten longauriculus, Hunanopecten opisthoclinus, Hunanopecten ovalis, Hunanopecten qujiangensis

Type specimen: IV55312, a shell (Butterflied articulated external mold)

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): valve length 5.65