Prospondylus acinetus Newell and Boyd 1970 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pseudomonotidae

Full reference: N. D. Newell and D.W. Boyd. 1970. Oyster-like Permian Bivalvia. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 143(4):221-281

Belongs to Prospondylus according to N. D. Newell and D.W. Boyd 1970

Sister taxa: Prospondylus chintongia, Prospondylus crassus, Prospondylus liebeanus, Prospondylus palliatus, Prospondylus zimmermanni

Type specimen: USNM 154968, a shell (Articulated shell)

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of United States (34: Texas collections)

Total: 34 collections each including a single occurrence

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