Cyrtorostra varicostata Branson 1930 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Deltopectinidae

Synonyms: Aviculopecten alatus Branson 1930, Aviculopecten alternatus Branson 1930

Belongs to Cyrtorostra according to S. A. Quiroz-Barroso et al. 2012

See also Ciriacks 1963, Newell and Boyd 1995 and Waterhouse 1987

Sister taxa: Cyrtorostra atavum, Cyrtorostra cardiiformis, Cyrtorostra caucasica, Cyrtorostra fraterna, Cyrtorostra jisuensis, Cyrtorostra laticostata, Cyrtorostra limitans, Cyrtorostra lunwalensis, Cyrtorostra nana, Cyrtorostra obeliscus, Cyrtorostra omanensis, Cyrtorostra primorica, Cyrtorostra subexotica, Cyrtorostra trifurcata

Type specimens:

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of Mexico (1 collection), United States (56: Idaho, Montana, Texas, Wyoming)

Total: 57 collections each including a single occurrence

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