Pteronitella Billings 1874 (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, Ectenodesma, Guichiella, Leiopteriinae, Leptodesma, Leptodesmatinae, Limoptera, Limopterinae, Micropteriinae, Molinicola, Palaeopteria, Placopterina, Pseudobakewellia, Pterinea, Ptychopteria, Ahtioconcha

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Canada (1: New Brunswick collection), Poland (1)

• Silurian to Devonian of Spain (1)

• Silurian of China (1), Ireland (2), Norway (4), Spain (2), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (29)

Total: 42 collections each including a single occurrence

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