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Eopecten velatus Goldfuss 1833 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 163965

Alternative combinations: Pecten velatus, Velata velata

Synonyms: Eopecten aubryi Douville 1886 (no. 163967), Pleuronectites aubryi Douville 1886 (no. 163966)

Belongs to Eopecten according to W. Kiessling et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Eopecten gradus, Eopecten hartzi, Eopecten johnsoni, Eopecten studeri, Eopecten tegulatus, Eopecten tuberculatus, Velata inaequistriata, Pecten (Velopecten) arthaberi

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): valve length 18.5