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Pterinopecten Hall 1883 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pterinopectinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 16985

Alternative spelling: Aviculopecten (Pterinopecten)

Parent taxon: Pterinopectinidae according to H. E. Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Anulipecten, Claraia, Claraioides, Denguiria, Dunbarella, Epiclaraia, Lyriopecten, Pseudaviculopecten, Pterinopectinella, Pterinopectinellinae, Pterinopectininae, Pteroclaraia, Rugiclaraia, Tesseratiinae

Subtaxa: Pterinopecten hermes, Pterinopecten mundus

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder