Lindapecten paramuscosus Waller 2011 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Full reference: T. R. Waller. 2011. Neogene Paleontology of the Northern Dominican Republic. 24. Propeamussidae and Pectinidae (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Pectinoidea) of the Cibao Valley. Bulletins of American Paleontology (381)1-198

Belongs to Lindapecten according to T. R. Waller 2011

Sister taxa: Lindapecten acanikos, Lindapecten baitoanensis, Lindapecten buchivacoanus, Lindapecten chipolanus, Lindapecten muscosus, Lindapecten plurinominis

Type specimen: USNM 540990, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (4 collections)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (6)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (6)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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