Denticelox Pojeta and Gilbert-Tomlinson 1977 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pterineidae

Alternative spelling: Denticelex

Full reference: J. Pojeta and J. Gilbert-Tomlinson. 1977. Australian Ordovician pelecypod molluscs. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics, Bulletin 174:1-64

Parent taxon: Pterineidae according to J. Pojeta and J. Gilbert-Tomlinson 1977

See also Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Denticelox tortuosa

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Type: Palaearca tortuosa

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Locality 30. PW-16-74. 11½ kilometers east of Mount Keartland on north flank of James range 'A' Anticline (Ordovician of Australia)

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