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Pteria yonganensis Wang 1993 (pearl oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pteriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 165822

Full reference: M. Wang. 1993. Bivalve fauna from uppermost Permian and lowermost Triassic of Fenghai, Yong'an, Fujian. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 32(4):471-475

Belongs to Pteria according to M. Wang 1993

Sister taxa: Pteria argentea, Pteria bisincilis, Pteria cabrai, Pteria carixensis, Pteria clarki, Pteria colymbus, Pteria datongensis, Pteria dianensis, Pteria elegans, Pteria fragilis, Pteria guizhouensis, Pteria hechuanensis, Pteria hertleini, Pteria hirundo, Pteria howei, Pteria infelix, Pteria inornata, Pteria interrupta, Pteria jordani, Pteria kitakamiensis, Pteria lata, Pteria limula, Pteria murchisoni, Pteria nasuta, Pteria notukeuensis, Pteria papyracea, Pteria pellucida, Pteria penguin, Pteria peregrina, Pteria plana, Pteria raricosta, Pteria richardsoni, Pteria rugosa, Pteria sanqiaoensis, Pteria spedeni, Pteria squamifera, Pteria sterna, Pteria ussurica

Type specimen: Fj-22-86, a valve (Right valve). Its type locality is Jueqian Bed 22, Fenghai, Yong'an County, which is in a Changhsingian marine siltstone in the Yanshi Formation of China.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder