Placopecten

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Placopecten
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order: Ostreoida
Suborder: Pectinina
Superfamily: Pectinoidea
Family: Pectinidae
Genus: Placopecten
Verrill, 1897

Placopecten is a genus of scallops, marine bivalve molluscs in the family Pectinidae, the scallops.[1]

Species[edit]

Species within the genus Placopecten include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Abbott, R.T. & Morris, P.A. A Field Guide to Shells: Atlantic and Gulf Coasts and the West Indies. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1995. 28.