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Pteria dianensis Guo 1985 (pearl oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pteriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 171826

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 bisincilis, Pteria cabrai, Pteria carixensis, Pteria clarki, Pteria colymbus, Pteria datongensis, 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 0171, a valve (Right valve, internal mold). Its type locality is Shanglan, Jianchuan County, which is in an Anisian marine horizon in the Shanglan Formation of China.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): valve length 11.0