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Placuna (Ephippium) ephippium Philipsson 1788 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Placunidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 61787

Alternative combinations: Placenta (Ephippium) ephippium, Placenta ephippium, Placuna (Placuna) ephippium

Synonyms: Anomia sella Gmelin 1791 (no. 135698), Ephippium polonicum Röding 1798 (no. 135701), Placuna papyracea Lamarck 1819 (no. 135699), Placuna quadrangula Philipsson 1788 (no. 135700)

Belongs to Placuna (Ephippium) according to A. J. W. Hendy 2007

Sister taxa: Placuna (Ephippium) lincolnii, Placuna (Ephippium) lobata

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder