Pernopecten ohioensis Newell 1938 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Entoliidae

Invalid subtaxa: Entolium aviculatum Shumard and Swallow 1858 [replaced name], Pecten aviculatus Shumard and Swallow 1858 [replaced name]

Full reference: N. D. Newell. 1938. Late Paleozoic pelecypods: Pectinacea. University of Kansas Publications, State Geological Survey of Kansas 10(1):1-123

Belongs to Pernopecten according to N. D. Newell 1938

See also Herrick 1887, Hoare 1961, Meek 1872, Morningstar 1922, Shumard and Swallow 1858 and White 1884

Sister taxa: Pernopecten attenuatus, Pernopecten clypeatus, Pernopecten guangdongensis, Pernopecten guizhouensis, Pernopecten huayingshanensis, Pernopecten latangulatus, Pernopecten malaysia, Pernopecten obliquus, 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 (2: Illinois collections)

• Desmoinesian of United States (4: Missouri)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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