Pterinea waylandsmithi Fisher 1957 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pterineidae

Full reference: D. W. Fisher. 1957. Lithology, Paleoecology and Paleontology of the Vernon Shale (Late Silurian) in the Type Area. New York State Museum and Science Service Bulletin 364:1-31

Belongs to Pterinea according to D. W. Fisher 1957

Sister taxa: Pterinea demissa, Pterinea mclearni, Pterinea prolifica, Pterinea subasperula

Type specimen: NYSM 10767, a shell. Its type locality is Downing Brook - Vernon, which is in a Ludlow marginal marine shale in the Vernon Formation of New York.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Downing Brook - Vernon

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