Pycnodonte vesicularis Lamarck 1806 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Gryphaeidae

Belongs to Pycnodonte according to G. M. El Qot 2006

Sister taxa: Gryphaea belli, Pycnodonta vesicularis, Pycnodonte (Costeina), Pycnodonte (Crenostrea), Pycnodonte (Gigantostrea), Pycnodonte (Pegma), Pycnodonte (Phygraea), Pycnodonte (Pycnodonte), Pycnodonte amakusensis, Pycnodonte costei, Pycnodonte gryphovicinus, Pycnodonte heermanni, Pycnodonte percrassa, Pycnodonte squarrosa, Pycnodonte trigonalis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Argentina (1 collection), Austria (3), Belgium (2), Denmark (1)

• Cretaceous of Afghanistan (10), Algeria (8), Antarctica (1), Argentina (46), Australia (1), Belgium (1), Bulgaria (1), the Czech Republic (1), Denmark (2), Egypt (12), France (7), Germany (5), India (1), Iran (1), Jordan (1), Kazakhstan (3), Libya (3), Madagascar (1), Mexico (1), Morocco (2), Mozambique (1), the Netherlands (1), Nigeria (1), Oman (1), Pakistan (1), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (1), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Spain (2), Tunisia (4), Turkey (3), Turkmenistan (1), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (8), United States (125: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas)

Total: 267 collections including 276 occurrences

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