Rhaetavicula contorta Portlock 1843 (pearl oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pteriidae

Alternative combination: Avicula contorta

Synonyms: Avicula inaequiradiata Schafhautl 1851, Gervillia striocurva Quenstedt 1856

Belongs to Rhaetavicula according to W. A. Macfadyen 1970

See also Henry 1876

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Triassic of Austria (65 collections), France (8), Hungary (1), Iran (1), Italy (2), Laos (1), Myanmar (1), the Netherlands (2), Slovakia (2), Spain (1), Switzerland (1), the United Kingdom (14)

Total: 99 collections each including a single occurrence

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