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Amusium toulae Brown and Pilsbry 1911 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 160214

Alternative combination: Pecten (Amusium) toulae

Synonyms: Amusium luna Brown and Pilsbry 1913 (no. 146876), Pecten (Amusium) luna Brown and Pilsbry 1913 (no. 146875)

Full reference: A. P. Brown and H. A. Pilsbry. 1911. Fauna of the Gatun Formation, Isthmus of Panama. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciencesof Philadelphia 63(2):336-373

Belongs to Amusium according to W. P. Woodring 1982

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

Type specimens:

  • Amusium toulae: ANSP 1752, a shell
  • Amusium luna: ANSP (no number), a shell.

Ecology: epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 79.5 x 79.4