Ectenodesma Hall 1883 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pterineidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of United States (6: New York collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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