Ostrea messor Maury 1925 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

Belongs to Ostrea according to N.E. Weisbord 1929

Sister taxa: Ostraea lincolnensis, Ostraea weaveri, Ostrea (Alectryonia), Ostrea (Bellostrea), Ostrea (Catinula), Ostrea (Eostrea), Ostrea (Euostrea), Ostrea (Gryphaea), Ostrea (Liostrea), Ostrea (Nanostrea), Ostrea (Ostrea), Ostrea (Turkostrea), Ostrea albertensis, Ostrea amorpha, Ostrea angasi, Ostrea angelica, Ostrea angusta, Ostrea antarctica, Ostrea arenicola, Ostrea aupouria, Ostrea bathonica, Ostrea beloiti, Ostrea berkeyi, Ostrea bicolor, Ostrea blackensis, Ostrea brongniarti, Ostrea buwaldana, Ostrea californica, Ostrea carolinensis, Ostrea castellobrancoi, Ostrea chilensis, Ostrea collazica, Ostrea columbiana, Ostrea compressirostra, Ostrea conchaphila, Ostrea costaricensis, Ostrea crenulimarginata, Ostrea crescentica, Ostrea cristata, Ostrea cubitus, Ostrea cumingiana, Ostrea cynthiae, Ostrea democraciana, Ostrea directa, Ostrea dorsalis, Ostrea edulis, Ostrea edwilsoni, Ostrea elegantula, Ostrea eorivularis, Ostrea equestris, Ostrea erici, Ostrea flavicans, Ostrea forskali, Ostrea fraasi, Ostrea frondosa, Ostrea gajensis, Ostrea gingensis, Ostrea glabra, Ostrea golfotristensis, Ostrea haleyi, Ostrea hippopus, Ostrea howelli, Ostrea hyotidoidea, Ostrea incisa, Ostrea invalida, Ostrea iridescens, Ostrea jogjacartensis, Ostrea johnsoni, Ostrea khamirensis, Ostrea latimarginata, Ostrea ludensis, Ostrea lurida, Ostrea maculosa, Ostrea manubriata, Ostrea marcignyana, Ostrea marginidentata, Ostrea marshiiformis, Ostrea mauricensis, Ostrea minbuensis, Ostrea minerensis, Ostrea minuta, Ostrea miradorensis, Ostrea monetalis, Ostrea negritensis, Ostrea normalis, Ostrea obliterata, Ostrea oxiana, Ostrea pangadiensis, Ostrea paracasensis, Ostrea parasitica, Ostrea paroxis, Ostrea parrensis, Ostrea pejerreyensis, Ostrea pellucens, Ostrea pesfelis, Ostrea pesleonis, Ostrea petrosa, Ostrea peytoni, Ostrea philippii, Ostrea pileosimilis, Ostrea plicatula, Ostrea portoricoensis, Ostrea princeps, Ostrea procyonis, Ostrea prona, Ostrea protoimbricata, Ostrea pseudocrassissima, Ostrea pseudodigitalina, Ostrea pseudorissensis, Ostrea pulaskensis, Ostrea radula, Ostrea raveneliana, Ostrea resupinata, Ostrea retusa, Ostrea roncana, Ostrea rugosa, Ostrea russelli, Ostrea sakaryaensis, Ostrea samanensis, Ostrea sandalina, Ostrea sanguinea, Ostrea sansebastiana, Ostrea saxitoniana, Ostrea seymourensis, Ostrea simiensis, Ostrea soleniscus, Ostrea stentina, Ostrea striatula, Ostrea sturtiana, Ostrea subangulata, Ostrea sublamellosa, Ostrea submissa, Ostrea subradiosa, Ostrea superficialis, Ostrea supranummulitica, Ostrea tacalensis, Ostrea taxidonta, Ostrea tayloriana, Ostrea tegulanea, Ostrea thalassoklusta, Ostrea turkestanensis, Ostrea turkestanensis, Ostrea uncinta, Ostrea vaughani, Ostrea ventilabrum, Ostrea venusta, Ostrea vestita, Ostrea wiedenmayeri, Ostrea wollastoni

Subtaxa: Ostrea messor colombiensis

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Colombia (6 collections), the Dominican Republic (1)

• Miocene of Colombia (1), Haiti (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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