Spondylus chiriquiensis Olsson 1922 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Full reference: A. A. Olsson. 1922. The Miocene of Northern Costa Rica. Bulletins of American Paleontology 9(39):1-309

Belongs to Spondylus according to A. A. Olsson 1922

Sister taxa: Spondylus (Spondylus), Spondylus americanus, Spondylus angolensis, Spondylus aratus, Spondylus barbatus, Spondylus batequensis, Spondylus bifrons, Spondylus bostrychites, Spondylus buchi, Spondylus calcaratus, Spondylus calcifer, Spondylus candidus, Spondylus carlosensis, Spondylus cassianus, Spondylus castus, Spondylus chipolanus, Spondylus ciliatus, Spondylus cliffensis, Spondylus colombiensis, Spondylus concentricus, Spondylus crassicosta, Spondylus crassisquama, Spondylus decussatus, Spondylus dumosus, Spondylus fimbriatus, Spondylus gaderopoides, Spondylus gaederopus, Spondylus gumanomocon, Spondylus hystrix, Spondylus inezana, Spondylus lamellacea, Spondylus lucasi, Spondylus mimus, Spondylus mucronatus, Spondylus multisetosus, Spondylus oballosensis, Spondylus olssoni, Spondylus ornatissimus, Spondylus ostreoides, Spondylus perrini, Spondylus princeps, Spondylus pseudoradula, Spondylus radula, Spondylus raoulensis, Spondylus regius, Spondylus reticulatus, Spondylus rotundatus, Spondylus rugosus, Spondylus scotti, Spondylus sondeianus, Spondylus spectrum, Spondylus spinosus, Spondylus subnodosus, Spondylus subplicatus, Spondylus subsquamosus, Spondylus subvelatus, Spondylus tenella, Spondylus tenuispina, Spondylus victoriae, Spondylus wrightianus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Water Cay [Cayo Agua Fm], which is in a Piacenzian transition zone/lower shoreface sandstone in the Cayo Agua Formation of Panama

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Panama (1 collection)

• Miocene of Colombia (1)

Total: 2 collections including 3 occurrences

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