Pteria notukeuensis Warren 1934 (pearl oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pteriidae

Full reference: P. S. Warren. 1934. Palaeontology of the Bearpaw Formation. Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada 28:81-97

Belongs to Pteria according to P. S. Warren 1934

Sister taxa: Pteria argentea, Pteria bisincilis, Pteria cabrai, Pteria carixensis, Pteria clarki, Pteria colymbus, Pteria datongensis, Pteria dianensis, Pteria elegans, Pteria fragilis, Pteria guizhouensis, Pteria hechuanensis, Pteria hertleini, Pteria hirundo, Pteria howei, Pteria infelix, Pteria inornata, Pteria interrupta, Pteria jordani, Pteria lata, Pteria limula, Pteria murchisoni, Pteria nasuta, Pteria papyracea, Pteria pellucida, Pteria penguin, Pteria peregrina, Pteria plana, Pteria raricosta, Pteria richardsoni, Pteria rugosa, Pteria sanqiaoensis, Pteria spedeni, Pteria squamifera, Pteria sterna, Pteria ussurica, Pteria yonganensis

Type specimen: Nat. Mus. of Canada 8733, a shell.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (2: Alberta, Saskatchewan collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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