Protostrea Chen 1976 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Dimyidae

Alternative spelling: Proostrea

Full reference: C. Z. Chen. 1976. Taxonomic names. The Fossil Lamellibranchiata of China 1-522

Parent taxon: Dimyidae according to Z. J. Fang et al. 2009

See also Ros-Franch et al. 2014, Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Atreta, Dimya, Dimyarina

Subtaxa: Protostrea sinensis

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Type: Ostrea sinensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Triassic of China (33 collections)

Total: 33 collections each including a single occurrence

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