Propeamussium de Gregorio 1884 (mud scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Propeamussiidae

Alternative spelling: Amusium (Propeamussium)

Synonyms: Micramussium Oyama 1951, Paramusium Verrill 1897, Pseudopalliorum Oyama 1944

Parent taxon: Propeamussiidae according to H. G. Spencer et al. 2004

See also Beu et al. 1990, Bouchet et al. 2010, Coan et al. 2000, Lamprell and Whitehead 1992, Palmer and Brann 1965, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Catillopecten, Chlamydella, Cyclopecten, Parvamussium, Pecten (Propeamussium), Similipecten

Subtaxa: Amusium (Propeamussium) alabamense Paramusium dalli Propeamussium (Parvamussium) Propeamussium (Propeamussium) Propeamussium (Striatoamussium) Propeamussium atkinsoni Propeamussium ceciliae Propeamussium hollicki Propeamussium meridionale Propeamussium mideocenicum Propeamussium pennyi Propeamussium sibogai Pseudopalliorum interradiatus

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Type: Pecten (Propeamussium) ceciliae

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: California collection)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2)

• Miocene of Grenada (3), Italy (1), Japan (1), Morocco (1), United States (2: Oregon)

• Oligocene of Denmark (2), Panama (1), Puerto Rico (3), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (1: Oregon)

• Eocene of France (1), Haiti (1), Panama (1), the Russian Federation (4), United States (6: Alabama, Alaska, California, Louisiana, Oregon)

• Paleocene of Denmark (7), Germany (1), Greenland (1), Poland (2), United States (45: Alabama, Arkansas, Texas)

• Cretaceous of Austria (1), China (2), Denmark (1), Germany (2), Greenland (1), Italy (1), Japan (3), Poland (9), Ukraine (1), United States (4: California, Colorado)

• Jurassic of Argentina (1), Canada (25: British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Yukon), Chile (1), China (4), Germany (5), Hungary (1), Iran (1), New Zealand (2), the Russian Federation (6), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (3)

• Triassic of Austria (1), Canada (1: British Columbia), Iran (3), Italy (1), Mexico (1)

Total: 170 collections including 179 occurrences

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