†suborder Pteriina Newell 1965 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pterioida

Alternative spelling: Pteriida

Full reference: N. D. Newell. 1965. Classification of the Bivalvia. American Museum Novitates 2206:1-25

Parent taxon: Pterioida according to E. V. Coan et al. 2000

See also Anelli et al. 2006, Beu et al. 1990, Bouchet et al. 2010, Dockery 1982, Newell 1965, Pojeta 1966, Stilwell et al. 2004, Ward 1992 and Ward and Blackwelder 1987

Sister taxa: Allobuchia, Alnifia, Altaipecten, Amphijanira, Amuropecten, Anderkenia, Annulinectes, Antijanira, Antipecten, Arcticeramus, Arctomyalina, Arzelella, Augea, Avichlamys, Avicularca, Aviculoperna, Aviculovulsa, Barbosaia, Barehamia, Bittneria, Boiomytilus, Bouleigmus, Cameleolopha, Canadotis, Capedopecten, Carinonychia, Chalmasia, Cheiopteria, Cleidochondrella, Cliopteria, Cochlearites, Colpentolium, Corallospondylus, Cornutoentolium, Costentolium, Crenamussium, Cteniopleurium, Cussetostrea, Darteplicatula, Dipleurites, Dolichopteron, Dorcadungula, Echinopecten, Enkelbergia, Ensipteria, Entoliopsis, Entomonotis, Euptera, Euthymipecten, Exputens, Fascinewellipecten, Fergania, Fibrosopecten, Follmannia, Fractoceramus, Freneixita, Freneixostrea, Fylgia, Gerlus, Gervilleiogoma, Gervilletia, Gervillia hanitschi, Glendella, Gondwanella, Grabella, Gryphaeligmus, Haenleinia, Haumea, Heligmina, Heligmopsis, Heterostrea, Hokonuia, Hypotrema, Hypoxytoma, Ignara, Indonectes, Inoceramya, Intodesma, Jeletzkiella, Kabyaipecten, Kaparachlamys, Kinerkaella, Kobayshites, Kokanostrea, Konbostrea, Lamellotacea, Lenella, Lentilla, Limanomia, Limatuella, Linsdallia, Lissochlamis, Lissopecten, Lithioperna, Lituyapecten, Loemmelella, Longidaonella, Lywcea, Maorimonotis, Merismopteria, Minervapecten, Mixtipecten, Morrisipecten, Moussonella, Mrassiella, Myalinopterella, Mysidoptera, Mytiloceramus, Nathorstella, Neithella, Neitheops, Neontolium, Newsomella, Nodonychia, Notochlamy, Notovola, Novaculaperma, Opiotoptera, Ornithopecten, Ostreinella, Ostreonella, Oxypteria, Pachymytilus, Pachyperna, Pachypteria, Pacimonotis, Palaeopinna, Parahalobia, Paraucellina, Parvochlamys, Pectinula, Periclaria, Pethopecten, Phialopecten, Pichlerella, Pinnina, Platygena, Pleuromysidia, Pomiropecten, Pompeckjina, Praeamonotis, Praeaucellina, Praebuchia, Praesondylopecten, Proostrea, Prospondylidea, Pseudodidymotis, Pseudogyra, Pseudoheligmus, Pseudopachymytilus, Pseudovola, Pterinoactinodesma, Pterioidina, Pteronitina, Raricardium, Regalilima, Rhyssomytiloides, Saintiopsis, Scythemtolium, Semuridia, Sergipia, Sichuania, Sinectenolium, Sokolowia, Soleniscostrea, Sorngyaceramus, Spia, Stappyersella, Striatoceramus, Subulatachlamys, Tarturia, Titaonpecten, Trematiconcha, Trichiplatula, Turkmenia, Unica, Uralopteria, Ventalium, Vertinomia, Vertumnia, Vulsellina, Wuxuanites, Xenium

Subtaxa: Cercomyoidea Dimyacea

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

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