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Pteronychia Pojeta and Gilbert-Tomlinson 1977 (clam)

Bivalvia - Myalinida - Ambonychiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 16990

Full reference: J. Pojeta and J. Gilbert-Tomlinson. 1977. Australian Ordovician pelecypod molluscs. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics, Bulletin 174:1-64

Parent taxon: Ambonychiidae according to J. Pojeta and J. Gilbert-Tomlinson 1977

Sister taxa: Allonychia, Ambonychia, Ambonychinia, Ambonychiopsis, Amphicoelia, Amphiocoelia, Anomalocoelia, Anomalodonta, Byssopteria, Claudeonychia, Cleionychia, Congeriomorpha, Elasmodophora, Glyptonychia, Gosseletia, Leconychia, Lophonychia, Maryonychia, Mytilarca, Notonychia, Opisthoptera, Paramytilarca, Praeanomalodonta, Psilonychia, Silurinka

Subtaxa: Pteronychia haupti

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Type: Pteronychia haupti

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder