Pteria

  • PE 2045 label
    Photographer: Paul S. Mayer : Field Museum of Natural History - Geology Department
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: 2021 Summer IMLS Ordovician Digitization Project. Bivalve label
  • PE 2045 fossil
    Photographer: Paul S. Mayer : Field Museum of Natural History - Geology Department
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: 2021 Summer IMLS Ordovician Digitization Project. Bivalve fossil
  • PE 2045 fossil2
    Photographer: Paul S. Mayer : Field Museum of Natural History - Geology Department
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: 2021 Summer IMLS Ordovician Digitization Project. Bivalve fossil
  • PE 2045 fossil3
    Photographer: Paul S. Mayer : Field Museum of Natural History - Geology Department
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: 2021 Summer IMLS Ordovician Digitization Project. Bivalve fossil
Catalog Number: PE 2045
Taxonomic Name: Pteria
FM Catalog: Fossil Invertebrates
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order: Pterioida
Family: Pteriidae
Period: Ordovician
Coordinates Available?: No
Country: Canada
State/Province/Territory: Ontario
Township: Belleville
EMu IRN: 4381078
Occurrence ID: dfe74d39-57a9-4b65-a563-36b4c1945a94

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