Pinna shekhanensis Eames 1951 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pinnidae

Full reference: F. E. Eames. 1951. A Contribution to the study of the Eocene in Western Pakistan and Western India: B. Description of the Lamellibranchia from standard sections in the Rakni Nala and Zinda Pir areas of the Western Punjab and in the Kohat District. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B 235:311-482

Belongs to Pinna according to F. E. Eames 1951

Sister taxa: Pinna (Pinna), Pinna (Sulcatopinna), Pinna alborzica, Pinna ampla, Pinna arata, Pinna barrowsi, Pinna bascoi, Pinna bicolor, Pinna calamitoides, Pinna carnea, Pinna cawcawensis, Pinna confutsiana, Pinna constantini, Pinna cordata, Pinna credneri, Pinna cretacea, Pinna decussata, Pinna deltodes, Pinna deshayesi, Pinna dolosoniensis, Pinna folium, Pinna freneixae, Pinna gravida, Pinna incurva, Pinna kawhiana, Pinna laqueata, Pinna latissima, Pinna latrania, Pinna lewisi, Pinna lima, Pinna llajasensis, Pinna margaritacea, Pinna meriani, Pinna mitis, Pinna muikadanensis, Pinna muricata, Pinna octavia, Pinna pectinata, Pinna punjabensis, Pinna qinghaiensis, Pinna reginamaris, Pinna rembangensis, Pinna richthofeni, Pinna robinaldina, Pinna robusta, Pinna rudis, Pinna saccata, Pinna semicostata, Pinna semisulcata, Pinna sublanceolata, Pinna triquetra, Pinna vexillum

Type specimen: L. 79908, a shell. Its type locality is Fossil Bed F.2104, Gada Khel, Kohat, which is in a Ypresian carbonate limestone in the Shekhan Formation of Pakistan.

Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Pinna shekhanensis in the database

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