Amusium papyraceum Gabb 1873 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combination: Pleuronectia papyracea

Belongs to Amusium according to T. R. Waller 2011

See also Maury 1920

Sister taxa: Amusium aguaclarensis, Amusium balloti, Amusium bocasense, Amusium darwinianum, Amusium filosum, Amusium hulshofi, Amusium lucens, Amusium mimyum, Amusium mortoni, Amusium orientale, Amusium paris, Amusium pleuronectes, Amusium sol, Amusium toulae, Amussium alazanum, Amussium destefanii, Amussium lompocensis, Amussium squamulum, Amussium subcorneum, Pecten (Amusium) condoni, Pecten (Amusium) lyonii, Pecten (Amussium) donaiensis

Type specimen: ANSP, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (9 collections), Jamaica (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (9)

• Miocene of Brazil (2), the Dominican Republic (18)

Total: 39 collections each including a single occurrence

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