Conradostrea sculpturata Conrad 1840 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

Alternative combinations: Ostrea (Alectryonia) sculpturata, Ostrea sculpturata

Belongs to Conradostrea according to L. W. Ward 1992

See also DuBar 1958, Olsson and Harbison 1953 and Weisbord 1929

Sister taxa: Conradostrea greeni, Conradostrea lawrencei, Conradostrea osculum

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (26: Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina collections)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of United States (32: Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia)

Total: 59 collections including 60 occurrences

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