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Aviculopinna Meek 1864 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pinnidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 59278

Full reference: F. B. Meek. 1864. Remarks on the family Pteriidae, (=Aviculidae) with descriptions of some new fossil genera. The American Journal of Science and Arts, Second Series 37:212-220

Parent taxon: Pinnidae according to L. E. Anelli et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Atrina, Chimaeroderma, Curvula, Cyrtopinna, Exitopinna, Meekopinna, Pinna, Plesiopinna, Pteronites, Quantulopinna, Servatrina, Stegoconcha, Streptopinna, Subitopinna, Trichites

Subtaxa: Aviculopinna peracuta, Aviculopinna prisca

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Type: Pinna prisca

Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal suspension feeder