Pseudamussium Mörch 1853 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative spellings: Chlamys (Pseudamussium), Pecten (Pseudamussium)

Synonym: Karnekampia Wagner 1988

Parent taxon: Palliolinae according to R. Marquet 2002

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Coan et al. 2000, Dijkstra and Kilburn 2001, Hassan 1953, Ogasawara et al. 1985, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001 and Wienrich 1999

Sister taxa: Adamussiini, Dhondtichlamys, Eburneopectinini, Lissochlamys, Mesopeplini, Palliolini, Palliolum, Pseudentoliini, Serripectinini, Hemipecten

Subtaxa: Pecten (Pseudamussium) peckhami Pseudamussium (Palliolum) Pseudamussium (Peplum) Pseudamussium clavatum Pseudamussium edegemense Pseudamussium gilchristi Pseudamussium inflexum Pseudamussium lilli Pseudamussium peslutrae Pseudamussium princeps Pseudamussium sulcatum

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Type: Pecten septemradiatus

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (3: California collections)

• Pliocene of Belgium (5), Cyprus (1), Greece (2), the United Kingdom (2)

• Miocene of Belgium (5), Bulgaria (1), Denmark (1), Germany (30), Moldova (1), the Netherlands (3), Poland (1), Romania (2), Slovakia (2)

• Eocene of France (1), United States (1: Mississippi)

• Cretaceous of USSR (1)

• Carboniferous of the United Kingdom (1)

• Mississippian of the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 64 collections including 71 occurrences

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