Lopha costata Sowerby 1825 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

Alternative combinations: Arctostrea costata, Ostrea costata

Belongs to Lopha according to J. G. Sha 1995

See also Cox 1935 and Weir 1929

Sister taxa: Lopha (Actinostreon), Lopha (Arctostrea), Lopha (Lopha), Lopha (Rastellum), Lopha blanfordi, Lopha chlamydoides, Lopha cristagalli, Lopha dageensis, Lopha dieneri, Lopha engelmanni, Lopha euzebioi, Lopha haidingeriana, Lopha lombardi, Lopha longifolium, Lopha murakamii, Lopha papieri, Lopha radiata, Lopha simplexa, Lopha stefaninii, Lopha teranosawensis, Lopha vascularis, Lopha vulsa, Lopha wulanwulaensis, Ostrea (Lopha) guppyi, Ostrea (Lopha) hyotiformis, Ostrea (Lopha) larva, Ostrea (Lopha) paramegodon, Ostrea (Lopha) sechura

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Jurassic of China (1 collection), Ethiopia (1), France (52), Kenya (4), Somalia (1), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 60 collections each including a single occurrence

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