Bivalvia - Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Alternative combinations: Gryphaea vomer, Ostrea vomer
Synonym: Ostrea (Gryphaeostrea) subeversa Conrad 1865
Belongs to Gryphaeostrea according to K. V. Palmer and D. C. Brann 1965
See also Stephenson 1941
Sister taxa: Gryphaea (Gryphaeostrea) pernambucensis, Gryphaea (Gryphaeostrea) trachyoptera, Gryphaeostrea canaliculata, Gryphaeostrea kochiensis
Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder
• Eocene of United States (1: New Jersey collection)
• Paleocene of United States (13: Alabama, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina)
• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (7: New Jersey, Texas)
• Cretaceous of United States (140: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, Tennessee, Texas)
Total: 161 collections including 164 occurrences
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