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Pododesmus macrochisma Deshayes 1839 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Anomiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 90319

Alternative combinations: Anomia macrochisma, Anomia macroschisma, Monia macroschisma, Pododesmus (Monia) macrochisma, Pododesmus (Monia) macroschisma, Pododesmus macrochismus, Pododesmus macroschisma

Synonyms: Placunanomia cepio Gray 1850 (no. 90320), Pododesmus (Monia) cepio Gray 1850 (no. 90321), Pododesmus cepio Gray 1850 (no. 90322), Pododesmus newcombei Clark and Arnold 1923 (no. 90323)

Belongs to Pododesmus according to E. V. Coan and P. Valentich-Scott 2012

Sister taxa: Pododesmus (Monia), Pododesmus (Pododesmus), Pododesmus decipiens, Pododesmus fragosus, Pododesmus sella, Pododesmus waccamawensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder