Pterinea demissa Conrad 1842 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pterineidae

Alternative combinations: Avicula demissa, Caritodens demissa

Belongs to Pterinea according to J. Pojeta 1971

See also Foerste 1914 and Foerste 1924

Sister taxa: Pterinea mclearni, Pterinea prolifica, Pterinea subasperula, Pterinea waylandsmithi

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Ordovician of Canada (23: Ontario, Quebec collections), United States (71: Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee)

Total: 94 collections each including a single occurrence

Show more details

Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.

Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.