Entolium fossatum Marwick 1953 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Entoliidae

Full reference: J. Marwick. 1953. Divisions and faunas of the Hokonui System (Triassic and Jurassic). New Zealand Geological Survey Paleontological Bulletin 21

Belongs to Entolium according to J. Marwick 1953

Sister taxa: Entolium (Entolium), Entolium callosum, Entolium demissus, Entolium discites, Entolium irenense, Entolium lunare, Entolium mapuche, Entolium membranaceum, Entolium microtis, Entolium minor, Entolium orbiculare, Entolium piriformis, Entolium proeteus, Entolium renevieri, Entolium solidum, Entolium utukokense, Pecten (Entolium) ceruleus, Pecten (Entolium) pittensis, Pecten (Entolium) yukonensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at E45/f9452 - Otapiri Gorge, Southland (Jurassic of New Zealand)

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