Pinctada imbricata Röding 1798 (pearl oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pteriidae

Synonyms: Avicula radiata Leach 1814, Pinctada radiata Leach 1814

Belongs to Pinctada according to G. Rosenberg 2005

See also Richards et al. 1969

Sister taxa: Pinctada albina, Pinctada maculata, Pinctada margaritifera, Pinctada margaritiferus, Pinctada maxima, Pteria (Pinctada) mazatlanica, Meleagrina crassicardia

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Canada Honda Reef, platy coral subzone (Quaternary of Dominican Republic)

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