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Pinctada imbricata Röding 1798 (pearl oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pteriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 90968

Synonyms: Avicula radiata Leach 1814 (no. 90969), Pinctada radiata Leach 1814 (no. 90970)

Belongs to Pinctada according to G. Rosenberg 2005

Sister taxa: Pinctada albina, Pinctada maculata, Pinctada margaritifera, Pinctada margaritiferus, Pinctada maxima, Pteria (Pinctada) mazatlanica, Meleagrina crassicardia

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder