Flexopecten

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Flexopecten
Flexopecten ponticus 2008 G1.jpg
A valve of Flexopecten glaber subspecies ponticus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order: Ostreoida
Suborder: Pectinina
Superfamily: Pectinoidea
Family: Pectinidae
Genus: Flexopecten
Sacco, 1897 [1]

Flexopecten is a genus of saltwater clams, scallops, marine bivalve mollusks in the family Pectinidae, the scallops.

Species[edit]

Species and subspecies within the genus Flexopecten include:

Synonyms:

  • Flexopecten coarctatus (Born, 1778) = Flexopecten flexuosus (Poli, 1795)
  • Flexopecten glaber glaber (Linnaeus, 1758) = Flexopecten glaber (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Flexopecten glaber proteus (Dillwyn, 1817) = Flexopecten glaber (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Flexopecten ponticus = Flexopecten glaber ponticus (Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1889)
  • Flexopecten proteus (Dillwyn, 1817) = Flexopecten glaber (Linnaeus, 1758)

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