Nodipecten

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Nodipecten
Nodipectensubnodosus.jpg
Nodipecten subnodosus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order: Ostreoida
Suborder: Pectinina
Superfamily: Pectinoidea
Family: Pectinidae
Genus: Nodipecten
Dall, 1898

Nodipecten is a genus of large scallops,[1] marine bivalve molluscs in the family Pectinidae, the scallops. These scallops often have attractive, strongly colored, thick shells. The generic name Nodipecten means "nodular scallop", because in this genus the shell is usually sculpted with regular, very large nodes.

Species[edit]

Species within the genus Nodipecten include:

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