Entolium mapuche Damborenea 2002 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Entoliidae

Full reference: S. E. Damborenea. 2002. Early Jurassic bivalves of Argentina: Part 3, Superfamilies Monotoidea, Pectinoidea, Plicatuloidea and Dimyoidea. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 265(1-4):1-119

Belongs to Entolium according to S. E. Damborenea 2002

Sister taxa: Entolium (Entolium), Entolium callosum, Entolium demissus, Entolium discites, Entolium fossatum, Entolium irenense, Entolium lunare, Entolium membranaceum, Entolium microtis, Entolium minor, Entolium orbiculare, Entolium piriformis, Entolium proeteus, Entolium renevieri, Entolium solidum, Entolium utukokense, Pecten (Entolium) ceruleus, Pecten (Entolium) pittensis, Pecten (Entolium) yukonensis

Type specimen: MLP 24861, a valve (left valve). Its type locality is B8-Arroyo Serrucho, Beds 1348-1351, Mendoza, which is in a Toarcian marine siltstone/limestone in the Puchenque Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Argentina (9 collections)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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