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Flabellipecten beali Hertlein 1925 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 167795

Alternative combination: Pecten (Pecten) beali

Full reference: L. G. Hertlein. 1925. Pectens from the Tertiary of Lower California. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 14(1):1-35

Belongs to Flabellipecten according to C. L. Powell 2008

Sister taxa: Flabellipecten antiguensis, Flabellipecten bosei, Flabellipecten carrizoensis, Flabellipecten duplex, Flabellipecten duwelzi, Flabellipecten fraterculus, Flabellipecten oblongus, Flabellipecten pyramidesensis, Flabellipecten refugioensis, Flabellipecten sericeus, Flabellipecten ugolinii, Pecten (Flabellipecten) sendanensis

Type specimen: LSJU (no number), a shell

Ecology: epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 56.0 x 55.0