Cubitostrea digitalina Eichwald 1830 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

Alternative combinations: Ostrea digitalina, Ostrea digitata

Belongs to Cubitostrea according to H. Moths et al. 2010

See also Cox 1936 and El-Hedeny 2005

Sister taxa: Cubitostrea (Cubitostrea), Cubitostrea alvarezii, Cubitostrea dubertreti, Cubitostrea elegans, Cubitostrea flabellula, Cubitostrea glucumarides, Cubitostrea gudexi, Cubitostrea lisbonensis, Cubitostrea mezquitalensis, Cubitostrea multicostata, Cubitostrea petropolitana, Cubitostrea plicata, Cubitostrea rugifera, Cubitostrea sellaeformis, Cubitostrea smithvillensis, Ostrea (Cubitostrea) cymbula, Ostrea (Cubitostrea) wemmelensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Austria (4 collections), Bulgaria (5), Egypt (2), France (2), Germany (10), Greece (2), Iran (2), Moldova (3), Pakistan (2), Poland (3), Slovakia (7)

• Eocene of Myanmar (1), Namibia (1)

• Cretaceous of Sweden (1)

Total: 45 collections each including a single occurrence

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