Pteria cabrai Dartevelle and Freneix 1957 (pearl oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pteriidae

Full reference: E. Dartevelle and S. Freneix. 1957. Mollusques fossiles du Crétace de la Côte occidentale d'Afrique du Cameroun à l'Angola. II. - Lamellibranches. Annales du Musée Royal du Congo Belge, Série in-8, Sciences Géologiques 20:1-271

Belongs to Pteria according to E. Dartevelle and S. Freneix 1957

Sister taxa: Pteria argentea, Pteria bisincilis, Pteria carixensis, Pteria clarki, 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: there are no occurrences of Pteria cabrai in the database

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