PaleoDB taxon number: 136434
Alternative combination: Aviculopecten crassispinosus
Full reference: B.J. Chronic. 1949. Invertebrate paleontology (excepting fuslinids and corals). Upper Paleozoic of Peru 46-173
Type specimen: AMNH 27034/1:1, a valve (Left valve). Its type locality is AMNH298, Bed 39a, Pasaje-Picchu Section 8, which is in an Asselian/Sakmarian marine limestone in Peru.
Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder
Average measurements (in mm): shell length 4.88