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Pecten (Oppenheimopecten) colpotus Woodring 1982 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 160173

Full reference: W. P. Woodring. 1982. Geology and paleontology of canal zone and adjoing parts of Panama: Description of Tertiary mollusks (Pelecypods: Propeamussiidae to Cuspidariidae). United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 306(F)

Belongs to Pecten (Oppenheimopecten) according to W. P. Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Pecten (Oppenheimopecten) cataractes, Pecten (Oppenheimopecten) chazaliei, Pecten (Oppenheimopecten) cristatocostatus, Pecten (Oppenheimopecten) josslingi, Pecten (Oppenheimopecten) reliquus, Pecten (Oppenheimopecten) turtoni, Philippia (Oppenheimopecten) subbenedictus

Type specimen: USNM 646978, a shell. Its type locality is Woodring Loc. 82 - Madden Basin [lower Alhajuela Fm], which is in a Miocene coastal sandstone in the Alhajuela Formation of Panama.

Ecology: epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 48.5 x 49.0