Molinicola Liljedahl 1984 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pterineidae

Full reference: L. Liljedahl. 1984. Silurian silicified bivalves from Gotland. Sveriges Geologiska Undersökning, Serie C 78(2):1-82

Parent taxon: Pterineidae according to J. Kříž 2008

See also Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Molinicola bohemica Molinicola gotlandica

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Type: Molinicola gotlandica

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Silurian of the Czech Republic (1 collection), Sweden (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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