Ahtioconcha (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pterineidae

Parent taxon: Ahtioconchidae according to P. Bouchet et al. 2010

See also Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Vanamõisa (Ordovician of Estonia)

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