Acanthopecten onukii Murata 1964 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limipectinidae

Full reference: M. Murata. 1964. Some Middle Permian Aviculopectinidae from the Kitakami Massif, northeast Japan. Transactions and Proceedings of the Paleontological Society of Japan, N.S. 54:215-233

Belongs to Acanthopecten according to M. Murata 1964

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 shenshuensis, Acanthopecten spinosus, Acanthopecten subgiganteus, Acanthopecten xizangensis, Acanthopecten ziphocostatus

Type specimen: IGPS 85745, a valve (left valve). Its type locality is Shigeji-zawa IGPS Mi117, Kami-yasse, Kesennuma City, which is in a Roadian marine slate in the Kanokura Formation of Japan.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of Japan (5 collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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