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Chesapecten patagonensis d'Orbigny 1842 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 122801

Alternative combinations: Chlamys patagonensis, Myochlamys patagonensis, Pecten patagonensis

Synonym: Chesapecten crassus del Rio 1992 (taxon 99076)

Belongs to Chesapecten according to M. Griffin and S. N. Nielsen 2008

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

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 90.0 x 83.6