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Rhaetavicula contorta Portlock 1843 (pearl oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pteriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 308204

Alternative combination: Avicula contorta

Synonyms: Avicula inaequiradiata Schafhautl 1851 (no. 275621), Gervillia striocurva Quenstedt 1856 (no. 275622)

Belongs to Rhaetavicula according to W. A. Macfadyen 1970

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder