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Delectopecten terryi Olsson 1942 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 294041

Alternative combination: Pseudamusium terryi

Full reference: A. A. Olsson. 1942. Tertiary and Quaternary fossils from Burica Peninsula of Panama and Costa Rica. Bulletins of American Paleontology 27(106):1-106

Belongs to Delectopecten according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Cyclopecten (Delectopecten) randolphi, Delectopecten alternilineatus, Delectopecten crassistriatus, Delectopecten harfordus, Delectopecten lillisi, Delectopecten maddreni, Delectopecten musorstomi, Delectopecten neuquenensis, Delectopecten pedroanus, Delectopecten vancouverensis, Delectopecten vitreus, Palliolum (Delectopecten) antillarum

Type specimen: PRI 4085, a shell. Its type locality is Charco Azul [Charco Azul Fm], which is in a Pliocene offshore shale in the Charco Azul Formation of Costa Rica.

Ecology: epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 15.0 x 13.5