†family Plicatostylidae Lupher and Packard 1929 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Plicatostylidae

Parent taxon: Pterioidea according to J. G. Carter et al. 2011

See also Bouchet et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Bakevelliidae, Cassianellidae, Kochiinae, Malleidae, Pergamidiidae, Pteriidae, Vlastidae, Lunulicardiidae, Melinidae

Subtaxa: Lithiotidae

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Algeria (1 collection), Iran (1), Italy (3), Morocco (1), Oman (1), Slovenia (1), Spain (1), Switzerland (1), United States (4: California, Nevada, Oregon)

Total: 14 collections including 15 occurrences

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