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Streblopteria pusilla von Schlotheim 1816 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Deltopectinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 126243

Alternative combinations: Discites pusillus, Pecten pusillus, Streblochondria pusilla

Synonym: Pecten macrothi Schauroth 1856 (taxon 242055)

Full reference: E. F. von Schlotheim. 1816. Beiträge zur Naturgeschichte der Versteinerungen in Geognostischer Hinsicht. Denkschriften der Königlich Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Munchen für des Jahre 1816 und 1817 6:13-36

Belongs to Streblopteria according to V. A. Muromtseva and V. A. Guskov 1984

Sister taxa: Streblopteria alenae, Streblopteria antinorii, Streblopteria auriculatum, Streblopteria bella, Streblopteria biornata, Streblopteria eichwaldi, Streblopteria elliptica, Streblopteria englehardti, Streblopteria girtyi, Streblopteria hajierensis, Streblopteria homevalensis, Streblopteria krasnoufimskensis, Streblopteria kusnezovi, Streblopteria laevigata, Streblopteria lagunensis, Streblopteria levis, Streblopteria minauris, Streblopteria minuta, Streblopteria montpelierensis, Streblopteria mortonii, Streblopteria oklahomensis, Streblopteria radiata

Type specimens:

  • Streblopteria pusilla: Its type locality is Glücksbrunn, Thuringen, which is in a Wuchiapingian reef, buildup or bioherm reef rocks in the Zechstein Formation of Germany
  • Pecten macrothi:

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 10.0 x 5.0, valve length 9.65