Flabellipecten antiguensis Brown 1913 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combinations: Amussiopecten antiguensis, Pecten (Amusium) antiguensis

Synonym: Amussiopecten woodringi Masuda 1971

Full reference: A. P. Brown. 1913. Notes on the Geology of the Island of Antigua. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia 584-616

Belongs to Flabellipecten according to W. P. Woodring 1982

See also Brown 1913

Sister taxa: Flabellipecten beali, Flabellipecten bosei, Flabellipecten carrizoensis, Flabellipecten duplex, Flabellipecten duwelzi, Flabellipecten fraterculus, Flabellipecten oblongus, Flabellipecten pyramidesensis, Flabellipecten refugioensis, Flabellipecten sericeus, Flabellipecten ugolinii, Pecten (Flabellipecten) sendanensis

Type specimens:

  • Flabellipecten antiguensis: ANSP1648, a shell
  • Amussiopecten woodringi:

Ecology: epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Panama (3 collections), Venezuela (5)

• Oligocene of Antigua and Barbuda (2), Panama (3), Puerto Rico (1)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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