Rhaetavicula Cox 1961 (pearl oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pteriidae

Full reference: L. R. Cox. 1961. New genera and subgenera of Mesozoic Bivalvia. Palaeontology 4(4):592-598

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

See also Cox 1961, Ros-Franch et al. 2014 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Actinopterinia, Arcavicula, Austropteria, Confusionella, Dattinae, Electroma, Eopinctada, Joachymia, Limopteria, Pachyperna, Phelopteria, Pinctada, Pseudaucella, Pterelectroma, Pteria, Pteriinae, Pterinellinae, Pteroperna, Ptychopterinia, Rhynchopterus, Somapteria, Stefaninia, Triaxus

Subtaxa: Rhaetavicula contorta

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Type: Rhaetavicula contorta

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Triassic of Austria (69 collections), France (9), Germany (1), Hungary (1), Iran (1), Italy (9), Laos (1), Myanmar (1), the Netherlands (2), Slovakia (2), Spain (1), Switzerland (1), the United Kingdom (16)

Total: 114 collections including 115 occurrences

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