Perna latoconvexa Newton 1895 (mussel)

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

Full reference: R. B. Newton. 1895. On a collection of fossils from Madagascar obtained by the Rev. R. Baron. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 51:72-92

Belongs to Perna according to R. B. Newton 1895

Sister taxa: Perna bosniaca, Perna heberti, Perna kerguelensis, Perna magellanica, Perna meleagrinoides, Perna nishiyamai, Perna perna, Perna rimosa, Perna texanus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Andranosamonta Village, which is in an Oxfordian marine horizon in the Oolite Formation of Madagascar

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Andranosamonta Village

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