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Pterelectroma Iredale 1930 (pearl oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pteriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 61988

Alternative spelling: Electroma (Pterelectroma)

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

Sister taxa: Actinopterinia, Arcavicula, Austropteria, Avicula, Confusionella, Dattinae, Electroma, Eopinctada, Limopteria, Magnavicula, Phelopteria, Pinctada, Pseudaucella, Pteria, Pteriinae, Pterinella, Pteroperna, Ptychopterinia, Rhaetavicula, Rhynchopterus, Somapteria, Triaxus

Subtaxa: Electroma (Pterelectroma) physoides

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder