Pteria clarki Weaver and Palmer 1922 (pearl oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pteriidae

Full reference: C. E. Weaver and K. Palmer. 1922. Fauna from the Eocene of Washington. University of Washington Publications in Geology 1(3):1-56

Belongs to Pteria according to C. E. Weaver and K. Palmer 1922

Sister taxa: Pteria argentea, Pteria bisincilis, Pteria cabrai, Pteria carixensis, Pteria colymbus, Pteria datongensis, Pteria dianensis, Pteria elegans, Pteria fragilis, Pteria guizhouensis, Pteria hechuanensis, 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

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (3: Washington collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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