Amusium pleuronectes Linnaeus 1758 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combinations: Ostrea pleuronectes, Pleuronectes pleuronectes

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Amusium according to T. R. Waller 2011

See also Lamprell and Whitehead 1992, Oostingh 1935, Rombouts 1991 and Skwarko 1994

Sister taxa: 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 sol, Amusium toulae, Amussium alazanum, Amussium destefanii, Amussium lompocensis, Amussium squamulum, Amussium subcorneum, Pecten (Amusium) lyonii, Pecten (Amussium) donaiensis

Ecology: epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Indonesia (4 collections), Tanzania (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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