Meleagrinella echinata Smith 1819 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Oxytomidae

Belongs to Meleagrinella according to Smith 1819

Sister taxa: Meleagrinella antiqua, Meleagrinella boehmi, Meleagrinella curta, Meleagrinella ferniensis, Meleagrinella formosa, Meleagrinella mclearni, Meleagrinella omolonensis, Meleagrinella ovalis, Meleagrinella oxytomaeformis, Meleagrinella polaris, Meleagrinella substriata, Meleagrinella tasaryensis, Echinotis echinata

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Afghanistan (2 collections), France (12), Germany (1), India (17), New Zealand (4), Poland (10), the Russian Federation (3), Tanzania (1), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 51 collections each including a single occurrence

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