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Amusium orientale Dey 1961 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 100861

Full reference: A. K. Dey. 1961. The Miocene Mollusca from Quilon, Kerala (India). Palaeontologica Indica 36

Belongs to Amusium according to A. K. Dey 1961

Sister taxa: Amusium aguaclarensis, Amusium balloti, Amusium bocasense, Amusium darwinianum, Amusium filosum, Amusium hulshofi, Amusium lucens, Amusium mimyum, Amusium mortoni, Amusium papyraceum, Amusium paris, Amusium pleuronectes, Amusium sol, Amusium toulae, Amussium alazanum, Amussium destefanii, Amussium lompocensis, Amussium squamulum, Amussium subcorneum, Pecten (Amusium) condoni, Pecten (Amusium) lyonii, Pecten (Amussium) donaiensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Quilon Limestone (Quilon, Kerala), which is in a Miocene carbonate limestone in the Quilon Limestone Formation of India

Ecology: epifaunal suspension feeder