Flemingostrea Vredenburg 1916 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

Alternative spelling: Ostrea (Flemingostrea)

Parent taxon: Ostreinae according to A. G. Beu et al. 1990

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Kachhara et al. 2011, Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Amphidonta, Avia, Conradostrea, Cryptostreini, Cubitostrea, Dendostrea, Fatina, Odontogryphaea, Ostreini, Ostreola, Pustulostreini, Undulostreini, Lopha, Arctostrea, Myrakeenini, Abruptolopha, Pseudoperna, Oscillolopha, Lophini, Alectryonella

Subtaxa: Flemingostrea cretacea Flemingostrea haydeni

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of China (3 collections)

• Paleocene of India (2), Pakistan (1)

• Cretaceous of Afghanistan (1), Argentina (1), Mexico (4), United States (63: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas)

Total: 75 collections including 80 occurrences

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