Acanthopecten spinosus Hayasaka 1925 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limipectinidae

Full reference: I. Hayasaka. 1925. On some Paleozoic molluscs of Japan. 1. Lamellibranchiata and Scaphopoda. Science Reports of the Tohoku Imperial University. 2nd series, Geology 8(2):1-29

Belongs to Acanthopecten according to M. Murata 1964

See also Hayasaka 1925

Sister taxa: Acanthopecten anshunensis, Acanthopecten bellosum, Acanthopecten carboniferous, Acanthopecten carboniferus, Acanthopecten coloradoensis, Acanthopecten delawarensis, Acanthopecten equicostatus, Acanthopecten gaoanensis, Acanthopecten giganteus, Acanthopecten jaguelensis, Acanthopecten josephinae, Acanthopecten licharewi, Acanthopecten meeki, Acanthopecten onukii, Acanthopecten shenshuensis, Acanthopecten subgiganteus, Acanthopecten xizangensis, Acanthopecten ziphocostatus

Type specimen: IGPS 22388. Its type locality is Imo, IGPS It044, Yahagi, Rikuzentakata City, Iwate Prefecture, which is in a Roadian marine siliciclastic in the Kanokura Formation of Japan.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of Japan (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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