Neopycnodonte Stenzel 1971 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Gryphaeidae

Modern is deep sea only

Alternative spelling: Neopycnodonta

Parent taxon: Pycnodonteinae according to B. Salvat et al. 2018

See also Freneix et al. 1988, Kiessling 2009, Marasti 1973, Marquet 2002, Moore 1987, Sepkoski 2002, Vera-Peláez et al. 2004 and Wienrich 1999

Sister taxa: Gigantostrea, Hyotissa, Hyotissini, Labrostrea, Neopycnodonta, Neopycnodonteini, Pycnodonte, Pycnodonteini, Texigryphaea

Subtaxa: Neopycnodonte cochlear Neopycnodonte navicularis

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of French Polynesia (1 collection), Greece (1), Italy (1), Japan (1), Portugal (3), Spain (1)

• Pliocene of Algeria (1), Belgium (1), Greece (2), Italy (2), Japan (1), Spain (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (3), Austria (2), Belgium (1), Brazil (2), Bulgaria (3), Cyprus (5), the Czech Republic (1), Germany (1), Greece (4), Italy (10), Moldova (2), Poland (6), Slovakia (2), Spain (2)

Total: 60 collections including 62 occurrences

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