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Nodipecten articulosus Cooke 1919 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 109284

Alternative combination: Pecten (Nodipecten) articulosus

Full reference: C. W. Cooke. 1919. Tertiary mollusks from the Leeward Islands and Cuba. Contributions to the geology and paleontology of the West Indies. Carnegie Institution of Washington 105-156

Belongs to Nodipecten according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Chlamys (Nodipecten) caloosaensis, Nodipecten arthriticus, Nodipecten atlanticola, Nodipecten colinensis, Nodipecten denaius, Nodipecten estrellanus, Nodipecten macloskeyi, Nodipecten magnificus, Nodipecten nodosus, Nodipecten subnodosus, Nodipecten veatchii, Nodipecten veracruzensis

Type specimen: AMNH (no number), a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 55.0 x 61.0