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Pernopecten Winchell 1865 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Entoliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 16914

Full reference: A. Winchell. 1865. Descriptions of new species of fossils from the Marshall group of Michigan, and its supposed equivalent in other states; with notes on some fossils of the same age previously described. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia 1865:109-133

Parent taxon: Entoliidae according to N. D. Newell and D.W. Boyd 1995

Sister taxa: Cingentolium, Entoliinae, Entolioides, Entolium, Palaeoentoliinae, Scythentolium, Somapecten, Syncyclonema, Syncyclonematinae

Subtaxa: Pernopecten attenuatus, Pernopecten clypeatus, Pernopecten guangdongensis, Pernopecten guizhouensis, Pernopecten huayingshanensis, Pernopecten latangulatus, Pernopecten malaysia, Pernopecten obliquus, Pernopecten ohioensis, Pernopecten prosseri, Pernopecten salarius, Pernopecten sichuanensis, Pernopecten subglobusus, Pernopecten subpiriformis, Pernopecten symmetricus, Pernopecten terukoae, Pernopecten vadegensis, Pernopecten yini, Pernopecten zhonglingensis, Pernopecten zhutangensis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder