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Pteria bisincilis Guo 1985 (pearl oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pteriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 171795

Full reference: F. X. Guo. 1985. Fossil Bivalves of Yunnan 1-319

Belongs to Pteria according to F. X. Guo 1985

Sister taxa: Pteria argentea, 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, Pteria yonganensis

Type specimen: IVy 0140, a valve (Left valve, external mold). Its type locality is Huanglishu, Pingzhen, Yanshan County, which is in a Griesbachian marine horizon in the Ximatang Formation of China.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): valve length 8.78