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Chesapecten (Chesapecten) covepointensis Ward 1992 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 99257

Full reference: L. W. Ward. 1992. Molluscan biostratigraphy of the Miocene Middle Atlantic Coastal Plain of North America. Virginia Museum of Natural History 2

Belongs to Chesapecten (Chesapecten) according to L. W. Ward 1992

Sister taxa: Chesapecten (Chesapecten) middlesexensis, Chesapecten (Chesapecten) monicae, Chesapecten (Chesapecten) nefrens

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder