|Named By:||James Sowerby in 1814|
|Time Period:||Early Jurassic-Maastrichtian~189 Ma|
|Size:||Largest specimen measures 1.78 meters|
|Fossil(s):||Lots of specimens recovered|
|Classification:||| Mollusca | Bivalvia | Pteriomorphia | Praecardioida | Inoceramidae ||
Inoceramus (Greek: translation "strong pot") is an extinct genus of fossil marine pteriomorphian bivalves that superficially resembled the related winged pearly oysters of the extant genus Pteria. They lived from the Early Jurassic to latest Cretaceous.