Pteria inornata Gabb 1873 (pearl oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pteriidae

Alternative combination: Avicula inornata

Belongs to Pteria according to A. A. Olsson 1922

See also Maury 1920

Sister taxa: Pteria argentea, Pteria bisincilis, Pteria cabrai, Pteria carixensis, Pteria clarki, Pteria colymbus, Pteria dianensis, Pteria elegans, Pteria fragilis, Pteria guizhouensis, Pteria hechuanensis, Pteria hertleini, Pteria hirundo, Pteria howei, Pteria infelix, 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

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1 collection), Jamaica (4)

• Miocene of Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (4), Grenada (1), Panama (13), Puerto Rico (1)

Total: 25 collections each including a single occurrence

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