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|Morphology||Ecology and taphonomy||External Literature Search||Age range and collections|
Pteriidae (pearl oyster)
Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pteriidae
It was assigned to Lamellibranchiata by Isberg (1934); to Pteriacea by Newell (1965), Vokes (1980) and Dockery (1982); to Pterioida by Spencer et al. (2004) and Bieler and Mikkelsen (2006); and to Pterioidea by Coan et al. (2000), Nevesskaja (2009) and Carter et al. (2011).
|Year||Name and author|
|1965||Pteriidae Newell p. 17|
|1980||Pteriidae Vokes p. 36|
|1982||Pteriidae Dockery p. 40|
|2000||Pteriidae Coan et al. p. 192|
|2004||Pteriidae Spencer et al.|
|2006||Pteriidae Bieler and Mikkelsen p. 229|
|2011||Pteriidae Carter et al. p. 9|
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