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Girtypecten Newell 1938 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Heteropectinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 16682

Full reference: N. D. Newell. 1938. Late Paleozoic pelecypods: Pectinacea. University of Kansas Publications, State Geological Survey of Kansas 10(1):1-123

Parent taxon: Etheripectinidae according to N. D. Newell and D.W. Boyd 1995

Sister taxa: Etheripecten, Eumorphotis, Fletcheripecten, Glabripecten, Neptunopecten, Undopecten, Vnigripecten

Subtaxa: Girtypecten beipeiensis, Girtypecten chitralensis, Girtypecten fimbriata, Girtypecten fimbriatus, Girtypecten jiaheensis, Girtypecten ovalis, Girtypecten spinosus, Girtypecten sublaqueatus

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder