Entolium reticulatum Friesenbichler et al. 2019 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Entoliidae

Full reference: E. Friesenbichler, M. Hautmann, E. Grădinaru and H. Bucher. 2019. A highly diverse bivalve fauna from a Bithynian (Anisian, Middle Triassic) Tubiphytes‐microbial buildup in North Dobrogea (Romania). Papers in Palaeontology 7:447-495

Belongs to Entolium according to E. Friesenbichler et al. 2019

Sister taxa: Amussium (Entolium) aurarium, Entolium (Costentolium), Entolium (Cteniopleurium), Entolium (Entolium), Entolium amerinum, Entolium callosum, Entolium costatum, Entolium demissus, Entolium discites, Entolium equabile, Entolium fossatum, Entolium irenense, Entolium kellneri, Entolium kolymaense, Entolium lunare, Entolium mapuche, Entolium meeki, Entolium membranaceum, Entolium microtis, Entolium minor, Entolium oebergi, Entolium orbiculare, Entolium piriformis, Entolium qinghaiense, Entolium solidum, Entolium subdemissum, Entolium utukokense, Pecten (Entolium) ceruleus, Pecten (Entolium) decoratiformis, Pecten (Entolium) lavaredanus, Pecten (Entolium) pittensis, Pecten (Entolium) yukonensis

Type specimen: LPB IIIL 2070 (left valve). Its type locality is Mahmudia Quarry, Caeracul Mare Hill, sample 114, which is in a Bithynian reef, buildup or bioherm bindstone in the Caerace Formation of Romania.

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Mahmudia Quarry, Caeracul Mare Hill, sample 114

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