Plicatula ferryi Coquand 1862 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Plicatulidae

Belongs to Plicatula according to E. Dartevelle and S. Freneix 1957

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 filamentosa, Plicatula filifera, Plicatula flabellifera, Plicatula flattersi, Plicatula gibbosa, Plicatula hirsuta, Plicatula hunterae, Plicatula intuscrenata, Plicatula juncalensis, Plicatula locardi, Plicatula menkeana, Plicatula modjeskaensis, Plicatula multicostata, Plicatula ogilviae, Plicatula onoensis, Plicatula parahybensis, Plicatula phymatophora, Plicatula plexicosta, 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

Subtaxa: Plicatula ferryi desjardinsi

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Brazil (2 collections), Cameroon (1), the Congo-Brazzaville (1), Ecuador (1), Egypt (20), Jordan (4), Nigeria (4), Peru (7), Tunisia (1), United States (9: Arizona, New Mexico, Utah), Zaire (1)

Total: 51 collections each including a single occurrence

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