Pteria hechuanensis Xu 1978 (pearl oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pteriidae

Full reference: C. Xu. 1978. Lamellibranchiata. Palaeontological Atlas of Southwest China - Sichuan Volume 2:315-364

Belongs to Pteria according to C. Xu 1978

Sister taxa: Pteria argentea, Pteria bisincilis, Pteria cabrai, Pteria carixensis, Pteria clarki, Pteria colymbus, Pteria datongensis, Pteria dianensis, Pteria elegans, Pteria fragilis, Pteria guizhouensis, Pteria hertleini, Pteria hirundo, Pteria howei, Pteria infelix, Pteria inornata, Pteria interrupta, Pteria jordani, Pteria lata, Pteria limula, Pteria murchisoni, Pteria nasuta, Pteria notukeuensis, Pteria papyracea, Pteria pellucida, Pteria penguin, Pteria peregrina, Pteria plana, Pteria raricosta, Pteria richardsoni, Pteria rugosa, Pteria sanqiaoensis, Pteria spedeni, Pteria squamifera, Pteria sterna, Pteria ussurica, Pteria yonganensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Yanjingxi, Feixianguan Fm, Hechuan County, which is in an Induan carbonate limestone in the Feixianguan Formation of China

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Triassic of China (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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