ammonites
banner
Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Amusium pleuronectes Linnaeus 1758 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 59068

Alternative combinations: Ostrea pleuronectes, Pleuronectes pleuronectes

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Amusium according to T. R. Waller 2011

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 sol, Amusium toulae, Amussium alazanum, Amussium destefanii, Amussium lompocensis, Amussium squamulum, Amussium subcorneum, Pecten (Amusium) lyonii

Ecology: epifaunal suspension feeder