Propeamussium meridionale

Alternate names: southern glass scallop

Author: (E.A. Smith, 1885)

Description

General: Left valve more convex, radial lirae more prominent than commarginal. Right valve with only commarginal lirae.

Size: to 20 mm.



Geographic Information

Habitat description: Benthic, soft sediment.

Ocean range (global): Tuff Abyssal Plain, Oregon to Cortez Bank, CA.

Published depth range: 1900 - 4882 m



Additional Information



References

Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Coan, E.V., P. Valentich-Scott, and F.R. Bernard (2000). Bivalve Seashells of Western North America: Marine bivalve mollusks from Arctic Alaska to Baja California. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Santa Barbara, CA. 764 pp.

Citation: Propeamussium meridionale ((E.A. Smith, 1885)) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Propeamussium%20meridionale. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2020-08-15.
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