Actinopterella Williams 1908 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pterineidae

Full reference: H. S. Williams. 1908. On the revision of the mollusk genus Pterinea, Goldfuss. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 34:83-90

Parent taxon: Pterineidae according to H. S. Williams 1908

See also Bouchet et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Actinodesma, Actinopterellinae, Actinopteria, Caneyella, Cornellites, Cyrtodontarca, Denticelox, Ectenodesma, Guichiella, Leiopteriinae, Leptodesma, Leptodesmatinae, Limoptera, Limopterinae, Micropteriinae, Molinicola, Palaeopteria, Placopterina, Pseudobakewellia, Pterinea, Pteronitella, Ptychopteria, Ahtioconcha

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Silurian of Sweden (1 collection), United States (2: New York)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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