Amusium Röding 1798 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative spellings: Amussium, Pecten (Amusium), Pecten (Amussium)

Synonyms: Pecten (Pleuronectia) Swainson 1840, Pleuronectes Bronn 1832, Pleuronectia Swainson 1840

Parent taxon: Pectinidae according to J. A. Todd 2001

See also Addicott 1974, Bouchet et al. 2010, del Rio 1992, DuBar 1958, Gardner 1943, Gibson 1987, Glenn 1904, Lamprell and Whitehead 1992, Marasti 1973, Oostingh 1935, Palmer and Brann 1965, Sepkoski 2002, Skwarko 1994, Vokes 1980, Vredenburg 1928, Waller 2011 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Agerchlamys, Altaipecten, Amussiopecten, Argopecten, Athlopecten, Avichlamys, Batequeus, Bractechlamys, Camptonectes, Camptonectinae, Canadonectites, Chesapecten, Chlamydinae, Chlamys, Complicachlamys, Coralichlamys, Costamussium, Costellamussiopecten, Crenamussium, Cristatopecten, Decadopecten, Decatopecten, Dimarzipecten, Eopecten, Euvola, Excellichlamys, Flabellipecten, Flexopecten, Fortipecten, Gigantopecten, Giraliapecten, Granulochlamys, Hunanonectes, Indopecten, Janupecten, Jorgechlamys, Korobkovia, Kotorapecten, Leopecten, Lepidopecten, Leptopecten, Loxochlamys, Lyriochlamys, Lyropecten, Lyssochlamys, Macrochlamis, Manupecten, Mclearniinae, Merklinia, Micronectes, Minnivola, Mirapecten, Nanaochlamys, Neithea, Nevadapecten, Nippononectes, Nodipecten, Ochotochlamys, Palliolinae, Pascahinnites, Pectininae, Pedinae, Periclaraia, Philippia, Placopecten, Pleuronectites, Praechlamys, Prohinnites, Pseudopecten, Pseudopectininae, Radiopecten, Radulonectites, Radulopecten, Rebeccapecten, Sectipecten, Serratovola, Spathochlamys, Spondylopecten, Stralopecten, Tosapecten, Vertipecten, Volachlamys, Weylinae, Yabepecten

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

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Type: Ostrea pleuronectes

Ecology: epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (1 collection), Japan (2), Taiwan (7), United States (10: Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (5), Mexico (1)

• Pliocene of Algeria (2), Colombia (1), Costa Rica (2), the Dominican Republic (9), Greece (8), Indonesia (4), Italy (1), Jamaica (3), Japan (1), Mexico (3), Pakistan (1), Panama (6), the Philippines (1), Spain (1), Tanzania (1), United States (9: Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina), Venezuela (5)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (9)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Anguilla (1), Argentina (23), Australia (1), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1), Brazil (2), Colombia (5), Cyprus (2), the Dominican Republic (18), Greece (4), Grenada (1), Haiti (1), India (1), Indonesia (3), Italy (2), Martinique (1), Mexico (2), Pakistan (3), Panama (37), Poland (1), Romania (12), Somalia (3), South Africa (1), Sri Lanka (2), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (7: California, Florida, North Carolina), Venezuela (10)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Oligocene of Bulgaria (4), Mexico (3), Trinidad and Tobago (1)

• Eocene of Bulgaria (3), Croatia (1), Italy (1), the Netherlands (2), the United Kingdom (1), United States (26: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Texas)

• Cretaceous of Mozambique (1), United States (5: Texas)

• Jurassic of China (1), France (2), Thailand (5), United States (1: Alaska), Vietnam (1)

• Triassic of Austria (3), Germany (1), Italy (10), Slovenia (1), United States (1: Alaska)

• Carboniferous of the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 315 collections including 327 occurrences

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