Pteria howei Nelson 1925 (pearl oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pteriidae

Full reference: R. N. Nelson. 1925. A contribution to the paleontology of the Martinez Eocene of California. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 15(11):397-466

Belongs to Pteria according to R. N. Nelson 1925

Sister taxa: Pteria argentea, Pteria bisincilis, Pteria cabrai, Pteria carixensis, Pteria clarki, Pteria colymbus, Pteria datongensis, Pteria dianensis, Pteria elegans, Pteria fragilis, Pteria guizhouensis, Pteria hechuanensis, Pteria hertleini, Pteria hirundo, Pteria infelix, Pteria inornata, Pteria interrupta, Pteria jordani, Pteria kitakamiensis, 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

Type specimen: UC 30515, a shell

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Pteria howei in the database

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