Tenuipteria Stephenson 1955 (clam)

Bivalvia - Myalinida - Inoceramidae

Parent taxon: Inoceramidae according to J. W. M. Jagt et al. 2019

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Actinoceramus, Anopaeinae, Arctomytiloides, Cataceramus, Cladoceramus, Coloniceraminae, Cremnoceramus, Heroceramus, Inaequiceramus, Inoceraminae, Inoceramus, Kymatoceramus, Magadiceramus, Mytiloides, Neocomiceramus, Neoinoceramus, Parainoceramya, Platyceramus, Pseudomytiloides, Retroceramus, Sachalinoceraminae, Sphaeroceramus, Spyridoceramus, Tethyoceramus, Trochoceramus, Volviceramus

Subtaxa: Tenuipteria argentea

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Type: Inoceramus argenteus

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Denmark (2 collections), Germany (1), Jordan (1), the Netherlands (3), Poland (5), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (1), Ukraine (1), United States (29: Alabama, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, South Dakota, Texas)

Total: 44 collections including 46 occurrences

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