Cyclopecten oligolepis Brown and Pilsbry 1913 (mud scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Propeamussiidae

Alternative combinations: Pecten (Cyclopecten) oligolepis, Pecten oligolepis

Full reference: A. P. Brown and H. A. Pilsbry. 1913. Fauna of the Gatun Formation, Isthmus of Panama: II. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 64:500-519

Belongs to Cyclopecten according to T. R. Waller 2011

See also Olsson 1922 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Cyclopecten (Cyclochlamys), Cyclopecten acuminatus, Cyclopecten almirantensis, Cyclopecten aupouria, Cyclopecten cocosensis, Cyclopecten compitum, Cyclopecten defuniak, Cyclopecten diktuotus, Cyclopecten duplicatus, Cyclopecten fenestratus, Cyclopecten guppyi, Cyclopecten horridus, Cyclopecten hoskynsi, Cyclopecten incongruus, Cyclopecten kapalae, Cyclopecten nanus, Cyclopecten powelli, Cyclopecten pustulosus, Cyclopecten thalassinus, Cyclopecten zalaya

Type specimen: ANSP 3843, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (2 collections)

• Miocene of Panama (11)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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