Manticula Waterhouse 1960 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pergamidiidae

Full reference: J. B. Waterhouse. 1960. Some Carnian pelecypods from New Zealand. Transactions of the Royal Society of New Zealand 88:425-442

Parent taxon: Pergamidiidae according to S. Ros-Franch et al. 2014

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Kiessling 2004 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Krumbeckiella, Oretia, Oretiinae, Parapergamidia, Pergamidia, Pergamidiinae, Semuridia

Subtaxa: Manticula problematica

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Type: Mytilus problematicus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Cretaceous of Antarctica (1 collection)

• Jurassic of Indonesia (1), Slovenia (1)

• Triassic of New Zealand (10)

Total: 13 collections including 14 occurrences

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