Trichites Lhuyd 1760 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pinnidae

Parent taxon: Pinnidae according to G. Alencáster et al. 2009

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Atrina, Aviculopinna, Chimaeroderma, Curvula, Cyrtopinna, Exitopinna, Meekopinna, Pinna, Plesiopinna, Pteronites, Quantulopinna, Servatrina, Stegoconcha, Streptopinna, Subitopinna

Subtaxa: Trichites complanatus Trichites plotii Trichites pueblaensis

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Type: Trichites plotii

Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Switzerland (3 collections)

• Jurassic of Argentina (1), France (7), Germany (3), Greenland (1), India (9), Iran (1), Jordan (8), Mexico (1), Poland (4), Portugal (18), Romania (3), Saudi Arabia (17), Spain (3), Switzerland (2), Tanzania (2), the United Kingdom (5), Yemen (1)

• Triassic of United States (4: Alaska, Nevada)

Total: 93 collections including 101 occurrences

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