Perna perna Linnaeus 1758 (mussel)

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

Alternative combinations: Mya perna, Mytilus perna

Belongs to Perna according to M. Huber 2010

See also Davies 1973, Hendy 2007 and Nardini 1934

Sister taxa: Perna bosniaca, Perna heberti, Perna kerguelensis, Perna latoconvexa, Perna magellanica, Perna meleagrinoides, Perna nishiyamai, Perna rimosa, Perna texanus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Morocco (3 collections), Namibia (3), South Africa (3)

• Pliocene of South Africa (3)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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