Perna nishiyamai Yokoyama 1911 (mussel)

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

Full reference: M. Yokoyama. 1911. Some Tertiary fossils from the Miike coal-field. Journal of the College of Science, Imperial University, Tokyo 27:1-16

Belongs to Perna according to M. Yokoyama 1911

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Manda, Miike Coal-field (625 feet depth), which is in a Bartonian marine sandstone in Japan

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Manda, Miike Coal-field (625 feet depth)

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