Crassostrea patagonica d'Orbigny 1842 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

Alternative combination: Ostrea patagonica

Synonym: Ostrea ferrarisi d'Orbigny 1842

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

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

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Argentina (10 collections)

• Deseadan of Argentina (1)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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