Entolium piriformis Liu 1976 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Entoliidae

Alternative combination: Pernopecten piriformis

Full reference: L. Liu. 1976. Taxonomic names. The Fossil Lamellibranchiata of China 1-522

Belongs to Entolium according to R. Posenato 2005

See also Feng et al. 1992, Li et al. 1982, Liu 1976, Yin 1983 and Zhang 1977

Sister taxa: Entolium (Entolium), Entolium callosum, Entolium demissus, Entolium discites, Entolium fossatum, Entolium irenense, Entolium lunare, Entolium mapuche, Entolium membranaceum, Entolium microtis, Entolium minor, Entolium orbiculare, Entolium proeteus, Entolium renevieri, Entolium solidum, Entolium utukokense, Pecten (Entolium) ceruleus, Pecten (Entolium) pittensis, Pecten (Entolium) yukonensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of China (14 collections), Hungary (1)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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