Caneyella Girty 1910 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pterineidae

Full reference: G. H. Girty. 1910. New genera and species of Carboniferous fossils from the Fayetteville shale of Arkansas. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 20(3):189-238

Parent taxon: Pterineidae according to L. E. Anelli et al. 2006

See also Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Caneyella peculiaris Caneyella richardsoni Caneyella wapanuckensis

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Indonesia (1 collection)

• Westphalian of the United Kingdom (1)

• Chesterian of United States (2: Oklahoma, Wyoming)

• Carboniferous of Brazil (1), the United Kingdom (13), United States (7: Arkansas, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia)

• Mississippian of United States (1: Alaska)

• Devonian of China (1)

Total: 27 collections including 28 occurrences

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