Amussium destefanii Ugolini 1903 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combination: Pecten (Amussiopecten) destefanii

Belongs to Amussium according to A. Azzaroli 1958

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 pleuronectes, Amusium sol, Amusium toulae, Amussium alazanum, Amussium lompocensis, Amussium squamulum, Amussium subcorneum, Pecten (Amusium) lyonii

Ecology: epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Loc. 10 - Ghibirti Fm (Miocene of Somalia)

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