Antillipecten quemadosensis Waller 2011 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Full reference: T. R. Waller. 2011. Neogene Paleontology of the Northern Dominican Republic. 24. Propeamussidae and Pectinidae (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Pectinoidea) of the Cibao Valley. Bulletins of American Paleontology (381)1-198

Belongs to Antillipecten according to T. R. Waller 2011

Sister taxa: Antillipecten alumensis, Antillipecten anguillensis, Antillipecten antillarum, Antillipecten cercadicus, Antillipecten flintensis, Antillipecten guanicus, Antillipecten janicoensis, Antillipecten microlineatus, Antillipecten reynali, Antillipecten vaun, Antillipecten willobianus

Type specimen: USNM 541916, a shell. Its type locality is NMB Loc. 16835 - Río Cano [Cercado Fm], which is in a Messinian coastal sandstone/limestone in the Cercado Formation of the Dominican Republic.

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (3 collections)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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