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Placopecten magellanicus Gmelin 1791 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 82638

Alternative combinations: Ostrea magellanica, Ostrea magellanicus

Belongs to Placopecten according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Placopecten clintonius, Placopecten marylandica, Placopecten princepoides, Placopecten virginiana

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder