Oxytoma inequivalvis Sowerby 1819 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Oxytomidae

Alternative combinations: Avicula inequivalvis, Oxytoma (Oxytoma) inequivalvis, Oxytoma inaequivalve, Oxytoma inaequivalvis, Oxytoma inequivalve

Belongs to Oxytoma according to R. Paredes et al. 2013

See also Aberhan 1998, Cox 1935, Cox 1965 and Hollingworth et al. 1990

Sister taxa: Oxytoma (Oxytoma), Oxytoma (Palmoxytoma), Oxytoma anadyrensis, Oxytoma atsuensis, Oxytoma bifurcata, Oxytoma camselli, Oxytoma costatum, Oxytoma czekanowskii, Oxytoma gizhigensis, Oxytoma hargrovei, Oxytoma kiparisovae, Oxytoma kobayashii, Oxytoma koniensis, Oxytoma mojsisovicsi, Oxytoma okunevae, Oxytoma omolonensis, Oxytoma tokuyamae, Oxytoma zitteli, Pteria (Oxytoma) nebrascana

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Tanzania (1 collection)

• Jurassic of Afghanistan (1), Argentina (9), Canada (41: Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories), Chile (5), Denmark (4), Germany (14), Greenland (91), India (15), Italy (1), Japan (2), Mexico (1), Poland (10), Portugal (2), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (5), Saudi Arabia (2), Somalia (1), Spain (3), Tanzania (5), the United Kingdom (15), United States (1: Nevada)

• Triassic of Austria (16), the Russian Federation (1), Slovakia (1)

Total: 248 collections each including a single occurrence

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