Pernopecten attenuatus Herrick 1887 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Entoliidae

Alternative combination: Entolium attenuatum

Full reference: C. L. Herrick. 1887. A sketch of the geological history of Licking County (Ohio), accompanying an illustrated catalogue of Carboniferous fossils from Flint Ridge, Ohio. Bulletin of the Denison University Scientific Laboratories 2:5-70

Belongs to Pernopecten according to N. D. Newell 1938

See also Herrick 1887 and Hoare 1961

Sister taxa: 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

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Virgilian of United States (1: Illinois collection)

• Desmoinesian of United States (1: Missouri)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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