Pernopecten terukoae Nakazawa 2007 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Entoliidae

Full reference: K. Nakazawa. 2007. Minute bivalve fossils from the Permian Akasaka Limestone, Central Japan, (Appendix) Description of a new species of Pernopecten. Earth Science (Chikyu Kagaku) 61:187-201

Belongs to Pernopecten according to K. Nakazawa 2007

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 symmetricus, Pernopecten vadegensis, Pernopecten yini, Pernopecten zhonglingensis, Pernopecten zhutangensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Ichihashi Quarry, Kinshozan, Akasaka, which is in a Capitanian shallow subtidal packstone in the Akasaka Formation of Japan

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Ichihashi Quarry, Kinshozan, Akasaka

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