Crassostrea cucullaris Lamarck 1819 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

Alternative combination: Ostrea cucullaris

Full reference: J. B. P. Lamarck. 1819. Histoire naturelle des Animaux sans vertèbres. Histoire des Polypes, Paris (Lanoë)

Belongs to Crassostrea according to M. Glibert and L. van de Poel 1965

Sister taxa: Crassostrea afra, Crassostrea alabamiensis, Crassostrea angulata, Crassostrea ashleyi, Crassostrea columbiensis, Crassostrea contracta, Crassostrea corteziensis, Crassostrea cuebana, Crassostrea cyathula, Crassostrea cymaeformis, Crassostrea gigas, Crassostrea gryphoides, Crassostrea hatcheri, Crassostrea kawauchidensis, Crassostrea patagonica, Crassostrea raincourti, Crassostrea rhizophorae, Crassostrea rutiformis, Crassostrea sikamea, Crassostrea tenera, Crassostrea titan, Crassostrea transitoria, Crassostrea vaquerosensis, Crassostrea virginica

Subtaxa: Crassostrea cucullaris lamellaris

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of France (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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