Limoptera Hall 1869 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pterineidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Actinodesma, Actinopterella, Actinopteria, Caneyella, Cornellites, Cyrtodontarca, Denticelox, Ectenodesma, Guichiella, Leptodesma, Molinicola, Palaeopteria, Placopterina, Pseudobakewellia, Pterinea, Pteronitella, Ptychopteria

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Osagean of United States (1: Indiana collection)

• Devonian of Australia (2), Canada (8: Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Quebec), China (6), Germany (3), United States (16: Indiana, New York, Ohio)

• Silurian of Poland (1)

Total: 37 collections including 40 occurrences

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