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Eurydesma perversum Reed 1936 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Chaenocardiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 169787

Full reference: F. R. C. Reed. 1936. Some fossils from the Eurydesma and Conularia beds (Punjabian) of the Salt Range. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India. Palaeontologia Indica, New Series 23(1):1-36

Belongs to Eurydesma according to B. P. Liu and X. S. Cui 1983

Sister taxa: Eurydesma aequale, Eurydesma alisulcatum, Eurydesma altum, Eurydesma amygdalinum, Eurydesma austini, Eurydesma burnettensis, Eurydesma compressa, Eurydesma cordatum, Eurydesma demissum, Eurydesma hobartense, Eurydesma inflatum, Eurydesma manendragarhensis, Eurydesma mytiloides, Eurydesma obscurum, Eurydesma pertenue, Eurydesma playfordi, Eurydesma punjabicum, Eurydesma subdepressa, Eurydesma subobliquum, Eurydesma subovatum, Eurydesma subtriangularis, Eurydesma sulcatum

Type specimen: Its type locality is Pidh, two furlongs SSW on road to Pind Dadan Khan, which is in an Asselian marine conglomerate in the Talchir Formation of Pakistan

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder