Leptodesma (Leptodesma) occidentale Girty 1927 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pterineidae

Alternative combination: Leptodesma occidentale

Belongs to Leptodesma (Leptodesma) according to R. D. Hoare 1993

Sister taxa: Leptodesma (Leptodesma) adaroi, Leptodesma (Leptodesma) anatinum, Leptodesma (Leptodesma) cultellata, Leptodesma (Leptodesma) falcata, Leptodesma (Leptodesma) matheri, Leptodesma (Leptodesma) potens, Leptodesma (Leptodesma) rhysema, Leptodesma potens

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Bramwell Member, Bluestone Formation (Carboniferous of West Virginia)

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