Pycnodonte trigonalis (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Gryphaeidae

Belongs to Pycnodonte according to M. A. Kosnik 2002

Sister taxa: Gryphaea belli, Pycnodonta vesicularis, Pycnodonte (Costeina), Pycnodonte (Crenostrea), Pycnodonte (Gigantostrea), Pycnodonte (Pegma), Pycnodonte (Phygraea), Pycnodonte (Pycnodonte), Pycnodonte amakusensis, Pycnodonte costei, Pycnodonte gryphovicinus, Pycnodonte heermanni, Pycnodonte percrassa, Pycnodonte squarrosa, Pycnodonte vesicularis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (12: Mississippi, South Carolina collections)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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