Pegmavalvula delicata Newell and Boyd 1970 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pseudomonotidae

Full reference: N. D. Newell and D.W. Boyd. 1970. Oyster-like Permian Bivalvia. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 143(4):221-281

Belongs to Pegmavalvula according to N. D. Newell and D.W. Boyd 1970

Sister taxa: Pegmavalvula delicatula, Pegmavalvula gloveri, Pegmavalvula triassica

Type specimen: AMNH 28929, a valve (Left valve). Its type locality is AMNH512, Guadalupe Pass, Guadalupe Mountains, which is in a Roadian slope limestone in the Cherry Canyon Formation of Texas.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (11: Texas collections)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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