Order Pterioida Newell 1965 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pterioida

Full reference: N. D. Newell. 1965. Classification of the Bivalvia. American Museum Novitates 2206:1-25

Parent taxon: Pteriomorphia according to R. Bieler and P. M. Mikkelsen 2006

See also Coan et al. 2000, Giribet and Wheeler 2002, Gliozzi and Malatesta 1983, Newell 1965, Scholz et al. 2008, Sepkoski 2002, Spencer et al. 2004, Squires 1984, Squires 1987, Squires 1988, Vokes 1980, Ward 1992 and Ward and Blackwelder 1987

Sister taxa: Mytilomorphi, Ostreomorphi, Prionodonta, Rutotia

Subtaxa: Alnifia Amuropecten Anderkenia Annulinectes Antipecten Arcticeramus Arctomyalina Arzelella Augea Aviculoperna Aviculovulsa Bakevellidae Barbosaia Barehamia Boiomytilus Bouleigmus Cameleolopha Canadotis Capedopecten Carinonychia Chalmasia Cheiopteria Cleidochondrella Cliopteria Cochlearites Colpentolium Corallospondylus Cornutoentolium Costentolium Cteniopleurium Cussetostrea Darteplicatula Dolichopteron Dorcadungula Echinopecten Enkelbergia Ensipteria Entoliopsis Entomonotis Euptera Euthymipecten Fascinewellipecten Fergania Fibrosopecten Follmannia Fractoceramus Freneixita Freneixostrea Fylgia Gerlus Gervilleiogoma Gervilletia Gervillia hanitschi Glendella Gondwanella Grabella Gryphaeligmus Haenleinia Haumea Heligmina Heligmopsis Heterostrea Hypotrema Hypoxytoma Ignara Indonectes Inoceramya Intodesma Jeletzkiella Kabyaipecten Kaparachlamys Kinerkaella Kobayshites Kokanostrea Konbostrea Lamellotacea Lenella Lentilla Limanomia Limatuella Linsdallia Lissochlamis Lissopecten Lithioperna Lituyapecten Loemmelella Longidaonella Lywcea Merismopteria Minervapecten Mixtipecten Morrisipecten Moussonella Mrassiella Myalinopterella Mysidoptera Mytiloceramus Nathorstella Neithella Neitheops Neoentolium Newsomella Nodonychia Notochlamy Notovola Novaculaperma Opiotoptera Ostreinella Ostreonella Pachymytilus Pachyperna Pachypteria Pacimonotis Palaeopinna Paraucellina Parvochlamys Periclaria Pethopecten Phialopecten Pichlerella Pinnina Platygena Pomiropecten Pompeckjina Praeamonotis Praeaucellina Praebuchia Praesondylopecten Proostrea Prospondylidea Pseudodidymotis Pseudogyra Pseudoheligmus Pseudopachymytilus Pseudovola Pteriina Pterinoactinodesma Pterioidina Pteronitina Raricardium Regalilima Rhyssomytiloides Saintiopsis Scythemtolium Sergipia Sinectenolium Sokolowia Soleniscostrea Sorngyaceramus Spia Stappyersella Striatoceramus Subulatachlamys Tarturia Titaonpecten Trematiconcha Trichiplatula Turkmenia Unica Uralopteria Ventalium Vertinomia Vertumnia Vulsellina Wuxuanites Xenium

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

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