Pernopecten symmetricus Newell 1940 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Entoliidae

Full reference: N. D. Newell. 1940. Invertebrate fauna of the late Permian Whitehorse Sandstone. Geological Society of America Bulletin 51:261-335

Belongs to Pernopecten according to H. F. Yin 1983

See also Newell 1940 and Zhang 1977

Sister taxa: Pernopecten attenuatus, 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 terukoae, Pernopecten vadegensis, Pernopecten yini, Pernopecten zhonglingensis, Pernopecten zhutangensis

Type specimen: YPM 16328

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of China (11 collections), United States (2: Texas)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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