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Indopecten amusiiformis Hudson and Jefferies 1961 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 250058

Full reference: R. G. S. Hudson and R. P. S. Jefferies. 1961. Upper Triassic brachiopods and lamellibranchs from the Oman Peninsula, Arabia. Palaeontology 4(1):1-41

Belongs to Indopecten according to R. G. S. Hudson and R. P. S. Jefferies 1961

Sister taxa: Indopecten clignetti, Indopecten himalayensis, Indopecten serraticosta, Indopecten variecostatus

Type specimen: BMNH LL309. Its type locality is Wadi Milaha, Jebel Hagab (Dicerocardium Limestone), which is in a Norian carbonate wackestone in the Asfal Formation of the United Arab Emirates.

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 32.0 x 11.0