Syncyclonema gibsonia Skwarko 1967 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Entoliidae

Full reference: S. K. Skwarko. 1967. Lower Cretaceous Mollusca of the Great Artesian Basin Type in the Gibson Desert, Central Western Australia. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology, and Geophysics Bulletin 75:1-38

Belongs to Syncyclonema according to S. K. Skwarko 1967

Sister taxa: Syncyclonema cretacea, Syncyclonema gamsensis, Syncyclonema greppini, Syncyclonema haeggi, Syncyclonema hagenowi, Syncyclonema haggi, Syncyclonema haldonensis, Syncyclonema kingi, Syncyclonema latum, Syncyclonema nilsoni, Syncyclonema semiplicata

Type specimen: CPC 6925, a shell. Its type locality is B5 - Mount Beadell [Bejah Beds], which is in an Aptian marine horizon in the Bejah Formation of Australia.

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Australia (1 collection), China (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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