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Janopecten (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 16731

Parent taxon: Chlamydidae according to A. S. Dagis et al. 1996

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

Subtaxa: Janopecten kularensis, Janopecten lenaensis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder