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Periclaraia jinyaensis Chen and Komatsu 2002 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 169271

Full reference: J. H. Chen and T. Komatsu. 2002. So-called Middle Triassic "Claraia" (Bivalvia) from Guangxi, south China. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 41(3):434-447

Belongs to Periclaraia according to J. H. Chen and T. Komatsu 2002

Sister taxon: Periclaraia circularis

Type specimen: NIGP 133582, a valve (Right valve). Its type locality is Jinya Section, Bed 4, Fengshan County, which is in a Bithynian deep-water shale in the Banna Formation of China.

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): valve length 8.15