Neopycnodonte navicularis Brocchi 1814 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Gryphaeidae

Alternative combinations: Neopycnodonta navicularis, Ostrea navicularis, Pycnodonta navicularis, Pycnodonte navicularis

Belongs to Neopycnodonte according to W. Kiessling 2009

See also Bosselaers et al. 2004, Freneix et al. 1988 and Marasti 1973

Sister taxon: Neopycnodonte cochlear

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Pliocene of Greece (2 collections), Italy (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (2), Austria (2), Belgium (1), Bulgaria (3), the Czech Republic (1), Greece (4), Italy (8), Poland (5), Spain (1)

Total: 30 collections each including a single occurrence

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