Plicatula densata Conrad 1843 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Plicatulidae

Belongs to Plicatula according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Cooke 1919, Glenn 1904, Kellum 1926, Perrilliat 1994 and Richards 1943

Sister taxa: Plicatula (Eoplicatula), Plicatula (Harpax), Plicatula (Plicatula), Plicatula allisoni, Plicatula archiaci, Plicatula auressensis, Plicatula azulensis, Plicatula barnensis, Plicatula cedroensis, Plicatula cochlear, Plicatula cossmanni, Plicatula cristata, Plicatula cyclostroides, Plicatula dubia, Plicatula ferryi, Plicatula filamentosa, 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

Subtaxa: Plicatula densata democraciana

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Cuba (2 collections), Mexico (1), United States (10: Florida, New Jersey, North Carolina), Venezuela (18)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (2: Florida)

• Oligocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

Total: 34 collections each including a single occurrence

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