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Placuna (Placuna) placenta Linnaeus 1758 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Placunidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 61790

Alternative combinations: Anomia placenta, Placenta (Placenta) placenta, Placuna placenta

Synonyms: Ephippium transparens Röding 1798 (no. 135703), Placuna orbicularis Philipsson 1788 (no. 135702), Placuna ovalis Blainville 1826 (no. 135704)

Belongs to Placuna (Placuna) according to A. J. W. Hendy 2007

Sister taxon: Placuna (Placuna) mandirantjanensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder