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Leptopecten ecnomius Woodring 1982 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 160236

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 Leptopecten according to W. P. Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Leptopecten (Leptopecten), Leptopecten auroraensis, Leptopecten camerella, Leptopecten latiauratus, Leptopecten olgensis, Leptopecten thompsoni, Leptopecten tumbezensis, Pecten (Leptopecten) praevalidus, Pacipecten discus, Pacipecten bilineatus, Pacipecten tolmani, Pacipecten linki, Pacipecten weaveri, Pacipecten pabloensis

Type specimen: USNM 647128, a shell. Its type locality is Woodring Loc. 138 [lower Gatun Fm], which is in a Miocene marine sandstone in the Gatun Formation of Panama.

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 22.7 x 21.2