Pulvinites Blainville 1824 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Malleidae

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

See also Lamprell and Healy 1998, Sepkoski 2002 and Spencer et al. 2004

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Pulvinites adansoni

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Paleocene of France (1 collection), United States (1: Virginia)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (6), United States (4: Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee)

• Jurassic of Argentina (3)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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