Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Amusium paris del Rio 1992 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 99050

Full reference: C. J. del Rio. 1992. Middle Miocene bivalves of the Puerto Madryn Formation, Valdes Peninsule, Chubut Province, Argentina (Nuculidae-Pectinidae): Part 1. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 225:1-58

Belongs to Amusium according to C. J. del Rio 1992

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

Type specimen: CPBA 15.275, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 89.0 x 92.5