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Cyclopecten almirantensis Olsson 1922 (mud scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Propeamussiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 197249

Alternative combination: Pecten (Pseudamussium) almirantensis

Full reference: A. A. Olsson. 1922. The Miocene of Northern Costa Rica. Bulletins of American Paleontology 9(39):1-309

Belongs to Cyclopecten according to T. R. Waller 2011

Sister taxa: Cyclopecten (Cyclochlamys), Cyclopecten acuminatus, Cyclopecten aupouria, Cyclopecten cocosensis, Cyclopecten compitum, Cyclopecten defuniak, Cyclopecten diktuotus, Cyclopecten duplicatus, Cyclopecten fenestratus, Cyclopecten guppyi, Cyclopecten horridus, Cyclopecten hoskynsi, Cyclopecten incongruus, Cyclopecten kapalae, Cyclopecten nanus, Cyclopecten oligolepis, Cyclopecten powelli, Cyclopecten pustulosus, Cyclopecten thalassinus, Cyclopecten zalaya

Type specimen: PRI 21160, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell 4.70 x 4.80