Ptychopteria (Actinopteria)

  • PE 26102 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 26102 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
Catalog Number: PE 26102
Taxonomic Name: Ptychopteria (Actinopteria)
FM Catalog: Fossil Invertebrates
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order: Ostreida
Family: Pterineidae
Period: Ordovician
Earliest Epoch: Early Ordovician
Formation: Wells Creek
Coordinates Available?: No
Country: United States of America
State/Province/Territory: West Virginia
County: Hardy
Township: Bass
EMu IRN: 4381125
Occurrence ID: 3c7170c6-e866-4be5-807b-b74d6d43d79f

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