Pecten (Propeamusium) levis Moody 1916 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Full reference: C. L. Moody. 1916. Fauna of the Fernando of Los Angeles. University of California, Bulletin of the Department of Geology 10(4):39-62

Belongs to Pecten (Propeamusium) according to C. L. Moody 1916

Sister taxa: Pecten (Propeamusium) cowperi, Pecten (Propeamusium) vacavillensis

Type specimen: UCMP 11084. Its type locality is Fourth and Hill Streets, Los Angeles, which is in a Pliocene marine claystone in the Fernando Formation of California.

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Fourth and Hill Streets, Los Angeles

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