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Nodipecten magnificus Sowerby 1835 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 167841

Alternative combinations: Chlamys (Nodipecten) magnifica, Pecten (Lyropecten) magnificus, Pecten magnificus

Belongs to Nodipecten according to T. R. Waller 2007

Sister taxa: Chlamys (Nodipecten) caloosaensis, Nodipecten arthriticus, Nodipecten articulosus, Nodipecten atlanticola, Nodipecten cerrosensis, Nodipecten colinensis, Nodipecten denaius, Nodipecten estrellanus, Nodipecten macloskeyi, Nodipecten nodosus, Nodipecten subnodosus, Nodipecten veatchii, Nodipecten veracruzensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder