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Adamussium

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Adamussium is a genus of scallops belonging to the family Pectenidae from the Southern Ocean around Antarctica. There are three known species but only one is extant, the Antarctic scallop (A. colbecki). Of the two extinct species A. jonkersi is from the Oligocene deposits on King George Island in the South Shetland Islands[2] and the other, A. necopinatum, was described in 2016 from Pliocene marine deposits in the Vestfold Hills of East Antarctica.[3]

Species

The following species are classified within the genus Adamussium:[4]

† means extinct

References

  1. ^ Gary Rosenberg (2020). "Adamussium Thiele, 1934". WoRMS. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 3 October 2021.
  2. ^ a b Fernanda Quaglio; Roman J. Whittle; Andrzej Gaździcki; Marcello Guimaraes Simoes (2010). "A new fossil Adamussium (Bivalvia: Pectinidae) from Antarctica". Polish Polar Research. 31 (4): 292. doi:10.2478/v10183-010-0006-0.
  3. ^ a b Patrick G. Quilty; Thomas A. Darragh; Stephen J. Gallagher & Lucy A. Harding (2016). "Pliocene Mollusca (Bivalvia, Gastropoda) from the Sørsdal Formation, Marine Plain, Vestfold Hills, East Antarctica: taxonomy and implications for Antarctic Pliocene palaeoenvironments". Alcheringa: An Australasian Journal of Palaeontology. 40 (4): 556–582. doi:10.1080/03115518.2016.1180800.
  4. ^ Gary Rosenberg (5 January 2020). "Adamussium". MolluscaBase. Retrieved 3 October 2021.
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Adamussium: Brief Summary

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Adamussium is a genus of scallops belonging to the family Pectenidae from the Southern Ocean around Antarctica. There are three known species but only one is extant, the Antarctic scallop (A. colbecki). Of the two extinct species A. jonkersi is from the Oligocene deposits on King George Island in the South Shetland Islands and the other, A. necopinatum, was described in 2016 from Pliocene marine deposits in the Vestfold Hills of East Antarctica.

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