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Lindapecten muscosus Wood 1828 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 115521

Alternative combinations: Aequipecten muscosus, Pecten muscosus

Synonyms: Chlamys (Chlamys) fuscopurpureus Conrad 1849 (no. 109884), Pecten exasperatus Sowerby 1842 (no. 160219), Pecten fuscopurpureus Conrad 1849 (no. 102543)

Belongs to Lindapecten according to T. R. Waller 2011

Sister taxa: Lindapecten acanikos, Lindapecten baitoanensis, Lindapecten buchivacoanus, Lindapecten chipolanus, Lindapecten paramuscosus, Lindapecten plurinominis

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder