Leptodesma (Leptodesma) potens Hall 1883 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pterineidae

Belongs to Leptodesma (Leptodesma) according to M. R. W. Amler 2010

Sister taxa: Leptodesma (Leptodesma) adaroi, Leptodesma (Leptodesma) anatinum, Leptodesma (Leptodesma) cultellata, Leptodesma (Leptodesma) falcata, Leptodesma (Leptodesma) matheri, Leptodesma (Leptodesma) occidentale, Leptodesma (Leptodesma) rhysema, Leptodesma potens

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Carboniferous of Argentina (1 collection), Brazil (1)

• Devonian of United States (2: New York, Virginia)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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