Plicatula cochlear Stefanini 1939 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Plicatulidae

Full reference: G. Stefanini. 1939. Molluschi del Giuralias della Somalia, Gasteropodi e Lamellibranchi [Jurassic molluscs from Somalia, gastropods and bivalves]. Palaeontographia Italica 32(4):103-270

Belongs to Plicatula according to G. Stefanini 1939

Sister taxa: Plicatula (Eoplicatula), Plicatula (Harpax), Plicatula (Plicatula), Plicatula allisoni, Plicatula auressensis, Plicatula azulensis, Plicatula cedroensis, Plicatula cossmanni, Plicatula densata, Plicatula dubia, Plicatula ferryi, Plicatula filamentosa, Plicatula flabellifera, Plicatula flattersi, Plicatula gibbosa, Plicatula hirsuta, Plicatula hunterae, Plicatula intuscrenata, Plicatula juncalensis, Plicatula locardi, Plicatula menkeana, Plicatula modjeskaensis, Plicatula multicostata, Plicatula onoensis, Plicatula parahybensis, Plicatula phymatophora, Plicatula plicata, Plicatula polymorpha, Plicatula pulchra, Plicatula quayensis, Plicatula quinqueplicata, Plicatula rapa, Plicatula rostrata, Plicatula selandica, Plicatula septemcostata, Plicatula solea, Plicatula spinosa, Plicatula spondylopsis, Plicatula surensis, Plicatula tetrica, Plicatula torreonensis, Plicatula umbonata, Plicatula variata, Plicatula variplicata, Plicatula ventilabrum, Plicatula youngi, Plicatula yueliangpingensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Anole Issa, Oolitico inferiore, which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian marine horizon in Somalia

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Anole Issa, Oolitico inferiore

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