Plicatula filamentosa Conrad 1833 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Plicatulidae

Alternative combination: Plicaea filamentosa

Belongs to Plicatula according to M. A. Kosnik 2002

See also Harris 1919 and Squires and Demetrion 1992

Sister taxa: Plicatula (Eoplicatula), Plicatula (Harpax), Plicatula (Plicatula), Plicatula allisoni, Plicatula archiaci, Plicatula auressensis, Plicatula azulensis, Plicatula barnensis, Plicatula carinata, Plicatula cedroensis, Plicatula cochlear, Plicatula cossmanni, Plicatula cristata, Plicatula cyclostroides, Plicatula densata, Plicatula dubia, Plicatula ferryi, Plicatula filifera, Plicatula flabellifera, Plicatula flattersi, Plicatula gibbosa, Plicatula hekiensis, Plicatula hettangiensis, Plicatula hirsuta, Plicatula hunterae, Plicatula intuscrenata, Plicatula juncalensis, Plicatula leucensis, Plicatula locardi, Plicatula menkeana, Plicatula modjeskaensis, Plicatula multicostata, Plicatula ogilviae, Plicatula onoensis, Plicatula papiracea, 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

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of Mexico (1 collection), United States (61: Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia)

Total: 62 collections each including a single occurrence

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