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Mesopeplum subconvexum Tate 1887 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 102293

Alternative combination: Pecten subconvexus

Full reference: R. Tate. 1887. The Lamellibranchs of the older Tertiary of Australia (Part 2). Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of South Australia 9:142-189

Belongs to Mesopeplum according to A. G. Beu and T.A. Darragh 2001

Sister taxa: Mesopeplum anguineum, Mesopeplum caroli, Mesopeplum convexum, Mesopeplum fenestratum, Mesopeplum incertus, Mesopeplum tasmanicum

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder