Cubitostrea alvarezii d'Orbigny 1842 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

Alternative combination: Ostrea alvarezii

Belongs to Cubitostrea according to M. Griffin and S. N. Nielsen 2008

Sister taxa: Cubitostrea (Cubitostrea), Cubitostrea californiana, Cubitostrea digitalina, 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

Type specimen: MNHN A14085, a shell

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Argentina (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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