Placunopsis Morris and Lycett 1853 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Anomiidae

Alternative spelling: Terquemia (Placunopsis)

Parent taxon: Anomiidae according to J. A. Todd and T. J. Palmer 2002

See also Bittner 1895, Bouchet et al. 2010, Lazo and Damborenea 2011, Marwick 1953, Ronchetti 1970, Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Anomia, Anomianella, Anomiinae, Carolia, Enigmonia, Eonomia, Hemiplacuna, Heteranomia, Indoplacuna, Isomonia, Juranomia, Operculella, Paranomia, Paraplacuna, Parinomya, Pindorama, Placunanomia, Placunanomiinae, Placunema, Pododesmus, Pseudoplacuna, Tedinia, Wakullina

Subtaxa: Placunopsis fibrosa Placunopsis fissistriata Placunopsis gracilis Placunopsis minuta Placunopsis napengensis Placunopsis nuka Placunopsis obliqua Placunopsis ostracina Placunopsis parasita Placunopsis parvula Placunopsis plana Placunopsis radiata Placunopsis rothi Placunopsis rothpletzi Placunopsis socialis Placunopsis striatula

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (1: Alaska collection)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (3), Chile (1), Denmark (3), Germany (2), Greenland (1), Italy (1), Japan (10), Poland (6), Slovakia (2), the United Kingdom (1)

• Jurassic of Afghanistan (1), Antarctica (1), Argentina (7), Canada (2: British Columbia), Chile (4), China (5), France (24), Germany (2), Greenland (28), Hungary (3), India (20), Italy (1), Kenya (2), Mexico (1), New Zealand (3), Poland (1), Portugal (23), Romania (2), Saudi Arabia (1), Somalia (1), Spain (7), Tanzania (2), Turkey (2), the United Kingdom (53), United States (1: Montana)

• Triassic of Austria (4), Bosnia and Herzegovina (2), Bulgaria (1), Canada (1: British Columbia), China (16), Egypt (1), France (2), Germany (19), Hungary (5), Indonesia (8), Israel (1), Italy (5), Japan (1), Jordan (2), Peru (1), Poland (1), Spain (27), United States (6: Alaska, Nevada), Vietnam (1)

Total: 332 collections including 349 occurrences

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