Plicatula multicostata Forbes 1846 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Plicatulidae

Full reference: E. Forbes. 1846. Report on the fossil invertebrata from southern India, collected by Mr. Kaye and Mr. Cunliffe. Transactions of the Geological Society of London, Series 2 7:97-174

Belongs to Plicatula according to E. Forbes 1846

Sister taxa: Plicatula (Eoplicatula), Plicatula (Harpax), Plicatula (Plicatula), Plicatula allisoni, Plicatula auressensis, Plicatula azulensis, Plicatula cedroensis, Plicatula cochlear, Plicatula cossmanni, Plicatula densata, Plicatula dubia, Plicatula ferryi, Plicatula filamentosa, Plicatula flabellifera, Plicatula flattersi, Plicatula gibbosa, Plicatula hirsuta, Plicatula hunterae, Plicatula intuscrenata, Plicatula juncalensis, Plicatula locardi, Plicatula menkeana, Plicatula moabensis, Plicatula modjeskaensis, Plicatula onoensis, Plicatula parahybensis, Plicatula phymatophora, Plicatula plicata, Plicatula polymorpha, Plicatula pulchra, Plicatula quayensis, Plicatula quinqueplicata, Plicatula rapa, Plicatula rostrata, Plicatula selandica, Plicatula septemcostata, Plicatula solea, Plicatula spinosa, Plicatula spondylopsis, Plicatula surensis, Plicatula tetrica, Plicatula torreonensis, Plicatula umbonata, Plicatula variata, Plicatula variplicata, Plicatula ventilabrum, Plicatula youngi, Plicatula yueliangpingensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Cretaceous of Egypt (2 collections), Madagascar (1), Serbia and Montenegro (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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