Plicatula gibbosa Lamarck 1801 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Plicatulidae

Alternative combination: Plicatula gibbus

Synonyms: Plicatula guppyi Woodring 1925, Plicatula marginata Say 1824, Plicatula vexillata Guppy 1873

Belongs to Plicatula according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also da Silva Forti 1969, DuBar 1958, Jung 1965, Olsson 1922, Olsson and Harbison 1953, Richards 1962, Richards et al. 1969, Rosenberg 2005 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Plicatula (Eoplicatula), Plicatula (Harpax), Plicatula (Plicatula), Plicatula allisoni, Plicatula archiaci, Plicatula auressensis, Plicatula azulensis, Plicatula barnensis, Plicatula cedroensis, Plicatula cochlear, Plicatula cossmanni, Plicatula cristata, Plicatula cyclostroides, Plicatula densata, Plicatula dubia, Plicatula ferryi, Plicatula filamentosa, Plicatula filifera, Plicatula flabellifera, Plicatula flattersi, Plicatula hekiensis, Plicatula hettangiensis, Plicatula hirsuta, Plicatula hunterae, Plicatula intuscrenata, Plicatula juncalensis, Plicatula leucensis, Plicatula locardi, Plicatula menkeana, Plicatula modjeskaensis, Plicatula multicostata, Plicatula ogilviae, Plicatula onoensis, Plicatula papiracea, Plicatula parahybensis, Plicatula phymatophora, Plicatula plexicosta, Plicatula plicata, Plicatula polymorpha, Plicatula pulchra, Plicatula quayensis, Plicatula quinqueplicata, Plicatula rapa, Plicatula rostrata, Plicatula selandica, Plicatula septemcostata, Plicatula solea, Plicatula spinosa, Plicatula spondylopsis, Plicatula surensis, Plicatula tetrica, Plicatula torreonensis, Plicatula umbonata, Plicatula variata, Plicatula variplicata, Plicatula ventilabrum, Plicatula youngi, Plicatula yueliangpingensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Bermuda (2 collections), Brazil (3), United States (10: Florida, Louisiana, South Carolina), Uruguay (2), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene of Colombia (4), Trinidad and Tobago (5), Venezuela (6)

• Miocene of Panama (1), Venezuela (1)

Total: 35 collections each including a single occurrence

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