Pseudoplacunopsis Bittner 1895 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Plicatulidae

Alternative spelling: Plicatula (Pseudoplacunopsis)

Full reference: A. Bittner. 1895. Revision der Lamellibranchiaten von St. Cassian. Abhandlungen der kaiserlich-koniglichen Geologischen Reichsanstalt 18(1):1-236

Parent taxon: Plicatulidae according to H. E. Vokes 1980

See also Marquez-Aliaga et al. 2010, Ros-Franch et al. 2014, Sepkoski 2002 and Tamura et al. 1978

Sister taxa: Diploschiza, Harpax, Plicatula, Saintiopsis, Spiniplicatula

Subtaxa: Pseudoplacunopsis affixa Pseudoplacunopsis alpina Pseudoplacunopsis placentoides

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Type: Pseudoplacunopsis affixa

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Jurassic of Italy (1 collection)

• Triassic of Austria (79), China (19), Hungary (2), Iran (10), Italy (3), New Caledonia (1), New Zealand (1), Spain (3), the United Kingdom (6), United States (1: Nevada)

Total: 126 collections including 127 occurrences

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