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Leptopecten thompsoni Maury 1917 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 244845

Alternative combination: Pecten thompsoni

Synonym: Pecten ischnon Pilsbry and Johnson 1917 (taxon 244846)

Belongs to Leptopecten according to T. R. Waller 2011

Sister taxa: Leptopecten (Leptopecten), Leptopecten auroraensis, Leptopecten camerella, Leptopecten ecnomius, Leptopecten latiauratus, Leptopecten olgensis, Leptopecten tumbezensis, Pecten (Leptopecten) praevalidus, Pacipecten discus, Pacipecten bilineatus, Pacipecten tolmani, Pacipecten linki, Pacipecten weaveri, Pacipecten pabloensis

Type specimens:

  • Leptopecten thompsoni: PRI 28967, a shell
  • Pecten ischnon:

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 18.6 x 20.0