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Cryptopecten Dall et al. 1938 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 16585

Alternative spelling: Pecten (Cryptopecten)

Parent taxon: Chlamydinae according to W. P. Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Aequipecten, Crassadoma, Hilberia, Patriciapecten, Psychrochlamys, Semipallium, Taimyronectes, Janopecten

Subtaxa: Cryptopecten alli, Cryptopecten nux, Cryptopecten phrygium, Cryptopecten vesiculosus

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Type: Cryptopecten alli

Ecology: epifaunal suspension feeder