Permophorus costatus Brown 1841 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Kalenteridae

Alternative combinations: Arca costata, Myoconcha costata, Pleurophorus costatus

Synonyms: Cypricardia murchisoni Geinitz 1846, Permophorus acuteplicatus Waagen 1881, Pleurophorus acuteplicatus Waagen 1881

Full reference: T. Brown. 1841. Description of the fossil shells found at Newton, Manchester. Transactions of the Geological Society of Manchester 1:63-66

Belongs to Permophorus according to M. Wasmer and M. Hautmann 2012

See also Brown 1841, Geinitz 1861, Howse 1848, Howse 1857, King 1850, Klapcinski 1967, Logan 1967, Muromtseva and Guskov 1984, Trechmann 1945, Waagen 1881 and Zhang 1977

Sister taxa: Permophorus albequus, Permophorus angustus, Permophorus arcus, Permophorus bregeri, Permophorus gregarius, Permophorus guangxingensis, Permophorus lianyuanensis, Permophorus mexicanus, Permophorus oblongus, Permophorus obovatus, Permophorus octocostatus, Permophorus pricei, Permophorus proprius, Permophorus rotundus, Permophorus shuangfengensis, Permophorus similis, Permophorus subcostatus, Permophorus subovalis, Permophorus tenuistriatus, Permophorus triassicus, Permophorus tropidophorus, Permophorus vendiavkiriensis, Pleurophorus overbecki, Pleurophorus quinquecostatus, Pleurophorus lunulus, Pleurophorus delawarensis, Pleurophorus imbricatus, Pleurophorus occidentalis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile shallow infaunal suspension feeder


• Triassic of Pakistan (2 collections)

• Permian of Latvia (2), Lithuania (8), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (11), the United Kingdom (37)

Total: 61 collections each including a single occurrence

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