Arcavicula Cox 1964 (pearl oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pteriidae

Parent taxon: Pteriidae according to H. E. Vokes 1980

See also Ros-Franch et al. 2014 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Actinopterinia, Austropteria, Confusionella, Dattinae, Electroma, Eopinctada, Joachymia, Limopteria, Pachyperna, Phelopteria, Pinctada, Pseudaucella, Pterelectroma, Pteria, Pteriinae, Pterinellinae, Pteroperna, Ptychopterinia, Rhaetavicula, Rhynchopterus, Somapteria, Stefaninia, Triaxus

Subtaxa: Arcavicula hohxilensis

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Type: Avicula arcuata

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Triassic of China (18 collections), United States (25: Nevada, Oregon, nevada)

Total: 43 collections including 53 occurrences

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