Pseudoptera Meek 1873 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Bakevelliidae

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

See also El Qot 2006 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Aguilerella, Aguileria, Bakevellia, Cassiavellia, Costigervillia, Cultriopsis, Cuneigervillia, Gervillancea, Gervillaria, Gervillella, Gervillia, Gervilliopsis, Hoernesia, Kedonella, Kobayashites, Langsonella, Marmaronia, Panis, Permoperna, Songdaella, Towapteria, Virgellia

Subtaxa: Pseudoptera anomala Pseudoptera coerulescens Pseudoptera themedensis

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Algeria (1 collection), Austria (1), Egypt (2), France (1), Germany (4), Italy (1), Japan (3), Kazakhstan (1), Lebanon (1), Niger (2), Peru (1), Poland (3), Serbia and Montenegro (1), the United Kingdom (5), United States (34: Alabama, Arizona, California, Georgia, Mississippi, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Utah)

Total: 61 collections including 62 occurrences

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