†family Pterineidae Miller 1877 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pterineidae

Synonym: Ahtioconchidae Eberzin 1960

Full reference: S. A. Miller. 1877. The American Palaeozoic fossils: a catologue of the genera and species. 2nd ed. 1-293

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

See also Amler 2010, Anelli et al. 2006, Bouchet et al. 2010, Nevesskaja 2009, Newell 1965 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Pinnoidea, Posidonioidea, Pterioidea, Rhombopterioidea

Subtaxa: Actinodesma Actinopterella Actinopterellinae Actinopteria Ahtioconcha Caneyella Cornellites Cyrtodontarca Denticelox Ectenodesma Guichiella Leiopteriinae Leptodesma Leptodesmatinae Limoptera Limopterinae Micropteriinae Molinicola Palaeopteria Placopterina Pseudobakewellia Pterinea Pteronitella Ptychopteria

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Triassic of China (3 collections)

• Permian of Argentina (2), Australia (1), Brazil (1), China (20), Greece (4), India (1), Italy (2), Japan (3), Latvia (8), Lithuania (28), Malaysia (1), Mexico (1), Nepal (1), Pakistan (3), the Russian Federation (25), Tunisia (4), United States (30: Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas)

• Virgilian of United States (5: New Mexico)

• Atokan of United States (1: Ohio)

• Pennsylvanian of Argentina (1), China (1)

• Westphalian of Spain (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Chesterian of United States (9: Ohio, Oklahoma, West Virginia, Wyoming)

• Osagean of United States (1: Indiana)

• Carboniferous of Argentina (1), Brazil (1), Canada (1: Alberta), China (1), Ireland (1), Mexico (3), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (62), United States (24: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Iowa, New Mexico, New mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, Wyoming)

• Mississippian of the United Kingdom (1), United States (3: Alaska)

• Devonian to Carboniferous of the United Kingdom (1)

• Devonian of Algeria (1), Antarctica (1), Argentina (2), Australia (37), Brazil (4), Canada (15: Alberta, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec), China (33), Colombia (2), the Czech Republic (7), France (6), Germany (15), Ghana (1), Italy (2), Libya (9), Morocco (1), New Zealand (9), Poland (6), the Russian Federation (3), Saudi Arabia (1), South Africa (5), Spain (7), Turkey (1), Ukraine (2), the United Kingdom (18), United States (544: Alaska, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin), Venezuela (5), Vietnam (3)

• Silurian to Devonian of Algeria (1), Argentina (1), Poland (1), Spain (1)

• Silurian of Algeria (2), Argentina (2), Australia (2), Canada (17: Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec, Québec), China (7), the Czech Republic (9), France (2), Greenland (1), Ireland (3), Italy (3), Jordan (1), Lithuania (2), Mexico (1), Morocco (2), Norway (4), Poland (8), the Russian Federation (2), Spain (6), Sweden (5), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (44), United States (110: Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, Michigan and Ohio, New York, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin)

• Niagaran of United States (1: Indiana)

• Ordovician of Australia (4), Bolivia (1), Canada (28: Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec), the Czech Republic (2), Greenland (1), Morocco (1), Norway (2), Sweden (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (182: Illinois, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia)

Total: 1461 collections including 1893 occurrences

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