Pteria datongensis Lu 1981 (pearl oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pteriidae

Full reference: Y.-J. Lu. 1981. Late Triassic lamellibranchs from Datong of Qinghai, NW China. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 20(6):577-585

Belongs to Pteria according to Y.-J. Lu 1981

Sister taxa: Pteria argentea, Pteria bisincilis, Pteria cabrai, Pteria carixensis, Pteria clarki, Pteria colymbus, 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 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: Its type locality is Qiaotou, Datong, which is in a Norian marine horizon in the Xiaomeidong Formation of China

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Qiaotou, Datong

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