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Delectopecten neuquenensis del Rio et al. 2008 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 269288

Full reference: C. J. del Rio, A. G. Beu, and S. A. Martinez. 2008. The pectinoidean genera Delectopecten Stewart, 1930 and Parvamussium Sacco, 1897 in the Danian of Northern Patagonia, Argentina. N. Jb. Geol. Palaont. Abh 249(3):281-295

Belongs to Delectopecten according to C. J. del Rio et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Cyclopecten (Delectopecten) randolphi, Delectopecten alternilineatus, Delectopecten crassistriatus, Delectopecten harfordus, Delectopecten lillisi, Delectopecten maddreni, Delectopecten musorstomi, Delectopecten pedroanus, Delectopecten terryi, Delectopecten vancouverensis, Delectopecten vitreus, Palliolum (Delectopecten) antillarum, Palliolum (Delectopecten) peckhami

Type specimen: GHUNLPam 22868, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell length 5.04