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Mirapecten Dall et al. 1938 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 16814

Alternative spellings: Pecten (Mirapecten), Semipallium (Mirapecten)

Synonym: Somalipecten Waller 1986 (taxon 215854)

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

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

Subtaxa: Mirapecten cranmerorum, Mirapecten mirificus, Mirapecten moluccensis, Mirapecten rastellum, Mirapecten tuberosus

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Type: Pecten mirificus

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder