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Fletcheripecten Waterhouse 1982 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Heteropectinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 16664

Full reference: J. B. Waterhouse. 1982. Permian Pectinacea and Limacea (Bivalvia) from New Zealand. New Zealand Geological Survey Paleontological Bulletin 49:1-75

Parent taxon: Etheripectininae according to J. B. Waterhouse 1986

Sister taxa: Etheripecten, Eumorphotis, Girtypecten, Glabripecten, Neptunopecten, Undopecten, Vnigripecten

Subtaxa: Fletcheripecten heterosus, Fletcheripecten laticostatus, Fletcheripecten lyonsi

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Type: Fletcheripecten heterosus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder