Pycnodonte (Crenostrea) achanes Woodring 1982 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Gryphaeidae

Full reference: W. P. Woodring. 1982. Geology and paleontology of canal zone and adjoing parts of Panama: Description of Tertiary mollusks (Pelecypods: Propeamussiidae to Cuspidariidae). United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 306(F)

Belongs to Pycnodonte (Crenostrea) according to M. C. Perrilliat 1994

See also Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Crenostrea segurai, Pycnodonte (Crenostrea) antiguensis, Pycnodonte (Crenostrea) eldridgei, Pycnodonte (Crenostrea) verracruzana, Pycnodonte (Crenostrea) wuellerstorfi

Type specimen: USNM 647276, a shell

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Location 32, Rio Frijol area (Gatuncillo Formation) - Woodring (1957) (Eocene of Panama)

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