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Cassianoides kingorum Newell and Boyd 1995 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Heteropectinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 127731

Full reference: N. D. Newell and D.W. Boyd. 1995. Pectinoid bivalves of the Permian-Triassic crisis. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 227:1-95

Belongs to Cassianoides according to N. D. Newell and D.W. Boyd 1995

Sister taxa: Cassianoides crassispinosus, Cassianoides rara, Cassianoides sexcostatus

Type specimen: AMNH 43405, a valve (Left valve). Its type locality is AMNH512, Guadalupe Pass, Guadalupe Mountains, which is in a Roadian slope limestone in the Cherry Canyon Formation of Texas.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): valve length 4.93