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Ptychopteria Hall 1883 (clam)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pterineidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 16992

Full reference: J. Hall. 1883. Untitled Contractual Obligation Memorandum. Indiana Department of Geology and Natural Resources Annual Report 12:319-375

Parent taxon: Pterineidae according to H. E. Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Actinodesma, Actinopterella, Actinopteria, Caneyella, Cornellites, Cyrtodontarca, Denticelox, Ectenodesma, Guichiella, Leptodesma, Limoptera, Molinicola, Palaeopteria, Placopterina, Pseudobakewellia, Pterinea, Pteronitella

Subtaxa: Ptychopteria protoforme, Ptychopteria pusilla, Ptychopteria vespertilio

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder