Atrina argentea Conrad 1848 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pinnidae

Alternative combinations: Pinna (Atrina) argentea, Pinna argentea

Full reference: T. A. Conrad. 1848. Observations on the Eocene formations, and descriptions of one hundred and five new fossils from that period, from the vicinity of Vicksburg, Mississippi; with an appendix. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 3:280-299

Belongs to Atrina according to D. T. Dockery 1982

See also Conrad 1848 and Mansfield 1940

Sister taxa: Atrina (Atrina), Atrina (Servatrina), Atrina affinis, Atrina alamedensis, Atrina bicuneata, Atrina harrisii, Atrina jacksoniana, Atrina magellanica, Atrina maura, Atrina multicostata, Atrina nigra, Atrina pectinata, Atrina piscatoria, Atrina seminuda, Atrina serrata, Atrina stephensi, Atrina talarensis, Atrina triangularis, Atrina venturensis

Type specimen: ANSP 10222, a shell

Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal suspension feeder


• Oligocene of United States (11: Mississippi collections)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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