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Serripecten marwicki Maxwell 1992 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 58841

Full reference: P. A. Maxwell. 1992. Eocene Mollusca from the vicinity of McCulloch's Bridge, Waihao River, South Canterbury, New Zealand: Paleoecology and systematics. New Zealand Geological Survey Paleontological Bulletin 65:1-280

Belongs to Serripecten according to P. A. Maxwell 1992

Sister taxa: Serripecten aldingensis, Serripecten enfieldensis, Serripecten hutchinsoni, Serripecten semilaevis, Serripecten squamocostatus, Serripecten tiorioriensis, Serripecten venosus, Serripecten yahliensis

Type specimen: TM 6980, a shell. Its type locality is J40/f182 - Waimate [Waihao Greensand], which is in a Bortonian marine sandstone in the Waihao Greensand Formation of New Zealand.

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder