Pteria nasuta Tate 1886 (pearl oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pteriidae

Alternative combination: Avicula nasuta

Full reference: R. Tate. 1886. The lamellibranchs of the Older Tertiary of Australia (part 1). Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 8:96-158

Belongs to Pteria according to T. A. Darragh 1970

See also Tate 1886

Sister taxa: Pteria argentea, Pteria bisincilis, Pteria cabrai, Pteria carixensis, Pteria clarki, Pteria colymbus, Pteria datongensis, Pteria dianensis, Pteria elegans, Pteria fragilis, Pteria guizhouensis, Pteria hechuanensis, Pteria hertleini, Pteria hirundo, Pteria howei, Pteria infelix, Pteria inornata, Pteria interrupta, Pteria jordani, Pteria lata, Pteria limula, Pteria murchisoni, Pteria notukeuensis, Pteria papyracea, Pteria pellucida, Pteria penguin, Pteria peregrina, Pteria plana, Pteria raricosta, Pteria richardsoni, Pteria rugosa, Pteria sanqiaoensis, Pteria spedeni, Pteria squamifera, Pteria sterna, Pteria ussurica, Pteria yonganensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Adelaide Bore, Kent Town - Tortachilla Limestone (Eocene of Australia)

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