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Chesapecten jeffersonius Say 1824 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 108717

Alternative combinations: Chlamys (Lyropecten) jeffersonia, Chlamys (Lyropecten) jeffersonius, Pecten (Chlamys) jeffersonius, Pecten (Lyropecten) jeffersonius, Pecten jeffersonius

Belongs to Chesapecten according to T. G. Gibson 1987

Sister taxa: Chesapecten (Chesapecten), Chesapecten (Christinapecten), Chesapecten coccymelus, Chesapecten madisonius, Chesapecten middlesexensis, Chesapecten patagonensis, Chesapecten santamaria, Chesapecten sayanus, Chesapecten skiptonensis

Subtaxa: Chesapecten jeffersonius septenarius

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Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder