Actinopteria boydi Conrad 1842 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pterineidae

Alternative combination: Avicula boydi

Synonyms: Actinopteria delta Hall 1883, Actinopteria epsilon Hall 1883

Belongs to Actinopteria according to J. Nagel-Myers and C. A. McRoberts 2018

Sister taxa: Actinopteria acinaces, Actinopteria pumila, Actinopteria resplendens, Ptychopteria (Actinopteria) problematica

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Devonian of Colombia (1 collection), Italy (1), United States (117: Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania)

Total: 119 collections each including a single occurrence

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