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Order Pectinida Gray 1854 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Ostreiformii

PaleoDB taxon number: 244109

Alternative spelling: Pectinoida

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

Sister taxon: Ostreida

Subtaxa: Anomiidina, Anshunopecten, Anshunopecten alternatoplicatus, Anshunopecten spinosus, Aviculopectinidina, Entoliidina, Leiopectinoidea, Monotoidea, Paleowaagia, Parapecten, Pectinidina, Prospondyloidina, Streblopterinella

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder