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Euptera Dartevelle 1957 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pterioida

PaleoDB taxon number: 16649

Full reference: E. Dartevelle. 1957. Taxonomic names, in Mollusques fossiles du Crétace de la Côte occidentale d'Afrique du Cameroun à l'Angola. II. - Lamellibranches. Annales du Musée Royal du Congo Belge, Série in-8, Sciences Géologiques 20:1-271

Parent taxon: Pterioida according to J. J. Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acobaecardium, Ahtioconcha, Allobuchia, Alnifia, Altaipecten, Amphijanira, Amuropecten, Anderkenia, Annulinectes, Antijanira, Antipecten, Arcticeramus, Arctomyalina, Arzelella, Augea, Avichlamys, Avicularca, Aviculoperna, Aviculovulsa, Bakevellidae, Barbosaia, Barehamia, Bittneria, Boiomytilus, Bouleigmus, Burckhardtia, Calvaentolium, Cameleolopha, Canadotis, Capedopecten, Carinonychia, Chalmasia, Cheiopteria, Cleidochondrella, Cliopteria, Cochlearites, Colpentolium, Corallospondylus, Cornutoentolium, Costeina, Costentolium, Crenamussium, Cteniopleurium, Cussetostrea, Darteplicatula, Datta, Diotis, Dipleurites, Dolichopteron, Dolponella, Dorcadungula, Echinopecten, Enkelbergia, Ensipteria, Entoliopsis, Entomonotis, Euthymipecten, Exputens, Fascinewellipecten, Fergania, Fibrosopecten, Follmannia, Fractoceramus, Freneixita, Freneixostrea, Fylgia, Gerlus, Gervilleiogoma, Gervilletia, Gervillia hanitschi, Glendella, Gondwanella, Grabella, Gryphaeligmus, Haenleinia, Haumea, Hayasakapecten, Heligmina, Heligmopsis, Heterostrea, Hoernesiella, Hokonuia, Hypotrema, Hypoxytoma, Ignara, Indonectes, Inoceramya, Intodesma, Jeletzkiella, Kabyaipecten, Kaparachlamys, Kinderkaella, Kobayshites, Kochia, Kokanostrea, Konbostrea, Lamellotacea, Langsonella, Lenella, Lentilla, Leproconcha, Lilangina, Limanomia, Limatuella, Limatulina, Linsdallia, Lissochlamis, Lissopecten, Lithioperna, Lituyapecten, Loemmelella, Longidaonella, Lywcea, Maorimonotis, Mclearnia, Merismopteria, Minervapecten, Mixtipecten, Monopteria, Morrisipecten, Moussonella, Mrassiella, Myalinopterella, Mysidoptera, Mytiloceramus, Nathorstella, Neithella, Neitheops, Neontolium, Newsomella, Nodonychia, Notochlamy, Notovola, Novaculaperma, Opiotoptera, Orbiculopecten, Ornithopecten, Ostreinella, Ostreonella, Oxypteria, Pachymytilus, Pachyperna, Pachypteria, Pacimonotis, Palaeocardia, Palaeoentolium, Palaeopinna, Parahalobia, Paraucellina, Parvochlamys, Pectinula, Pergamidia, Periclaria, Permoceramus, Pethopecten, Phialopecten, Pichlerella, Pinnina, Platygena, Plethocardia, Pleuromysidia, Plicatostylus, Pomiropecten, Pompeckjina, Praeamonotis, Praeaucellina, Praebuchia, Praesondylopecten, Procopievskia, Proostrea, Prospondylidea, Pseudodidymotis, Pseudogyra, Pseudoheligmus, Pseudopachymytilus, Pseudovola, Pteriina, Pterinoactinodesma, Pterioidina, Pteronitina, Qiyangia, Raricardium, Regalilima, Reubenia, Rhyssomytiloides, Saintiopsis, Scythemtolium, Semuridia, Septihoernesia, Sergipia, Sichuania, Sinectenolium, Sokolowia, Soleniscostrea, Songdaella, Sorngyaceramus, Spia, Spyridopecten, Stappyersella, Stefaninia, Stefaniniella, Striatoceramus, Subulatachlamys, Tarturia, Titaonpecten, Trematiconcha, Trichiplatula, Turkmenia, Umburra, Unica, Uralopteria, Veldidenlla, Ventalium, Vertinomia, Vertumnia, Vulsellina, Wuxuanites, Xenium

Subtaxa: Euptera zambiensis

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Type: Euptera zambiensis

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder