Ostrea Linnaeus 1758

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

Alternative spelling: Ostraea

Synonyms: Myrakeena, Pretostrea Iredale 1939, Tiostrea Chanley and Dinamani 1980

Parent taxon: Ostreidae according to S. Schneider et al. 2005

See also Beu et al. 1990, Bohm 1926, Böhm and Weisfermel 1913, Bouchet et al. 2010, da Silva Forti 1969, Dockery 1982, Freneix et al. 1988, Gazdzicki and Pugaczewska 1984, Gliozzi and Malatesta 1983, Holmes 1860, Kensley and Pether 1986, Lamprell and Healy 1998, Marquet 2002, Moore 1987, Mukerjee 1939, Nagao 1928, Olsson 1931, Oostingh 1935, Packard 1922, Powell 2008, Raith et al. 2016, Rivera 1957, Russell and Landes 1937, Sepkoski 2002, Spencer et al. 2004, Squires 1984, Squires 1987, Stilwell et al. 2004, Tomida and Nakamura 2001, Turner 1938, Vokes 1980, Ward 1992, Weaver 1916, Wienrich 1999, Woodring 1925, Wozny 1977 and Zinsmeister 1983

Sister taxa: Anulostrea, Booneostrea, Crassostrea, Crassostreinae, Denostrea, Kulunostrea, Laevostrea, Margostrea, Nicaisolopha, Notostrea, Oscillopha, Ostreinae, Peilinia, Planostrea, Pulvinostrea, Quadrostrea, Saccostreinae, Striostreinae, Umbrostrea

Subtaxa: Ostraea decemcostata Ostraea lincolnensis Ostraea liscaviensis Ostraea multicostata Ostraea placunoides Ostraea scabiosa Ostraea spondyloides Ostraea weaveri Ostrea (Alectryonia) Ostrea (Bellostrea) Ostrea (Catinula) Ostrea (Eostrea) Ostrea (Euostrea) Ostrea (Gryphaea) Ostrea (Liostrea) Ostrea (Nanostrea) Ostrea (Ostrea) Ostrea albertensis Ostrea amorpha Ostrea angasi Ostrea angelica Ostrea angusta Ostrea antarctica Ostrea arenicola Ostrea aupouria Ostrea aviculiformis Ostrea bathonica Ostrea beloiti Ostrea berkeyi Ostrea bicolor Ostrea blackensis Ostrea brongniarti Ostrea buwaldana Ostrea calceoformis Ostrea calceolus Ostrea californica Ostrea carolinensis Ostrea cassis Ostrea castellobrancoi Ostrea chilensis Ostrea collazica Ostrea complicata Ostrea compressirostra Ostrea conchaphila Ostrea costaricensis Ostrea crenulimarginata Ostrea crescentica Ostrea cristata Ostrea cubitus Ostrea cumingiana Ostrea cynthiae Ostrea davaiacensis Ostrea democraciana Ostrea directa Ostrea dorsalis Ostrea edulis Ostrea edwilsoni Ostrea elegantula Ostrea eorivularis Ostrea equestris Ostrea erici Ostrea flavicans Ostrea foisseyi Ostrea forskali Ostrea fraasi Ostrea frondosa Ostrea fundata Ostrea gajensis Ostrea gingensis Ostrea glabra Ostrea golfotristensis Ostrea haidingeriana Ostrea hippopus Ostrea howelli Ostrea hyotidoidea Ostrea incisa Ostrea invalida Ostrea iridescens Ostrea jogjacartensis Ostrea johnsoni Ostrea kahoensis Ostrea khamirensis Ostrea latimarginata Ostrea ludensis Ostrea lunaeformis Ostrea lurida Ostrea maculosa Ostrea manubriata Ostrea marcignyana Ostrea marginidentata Ostrea marshiiformis Ostrea mauricensis Ostrea messor 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 placunoides 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 reniformis Ostrea resupinata Ostrea retusa Ostrea roncana Ostrea rugosa Ostrea russelli Ostrea sakaryaensis Ostrea sakitoensis Ostrea samanensis Ostrea sandalina Ostrea sanguinea Ostrea sansebastiana Ostrea saxitoniana Ostrea seymourensis Ostrea simiensis Ostrea soleniscus Ostrea spondyloides Ostrea stentina Ostrea striatula Ostrea sturtiana Ostrea subangulata Ostrea subanomia 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

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Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (1 collection), Argentina (3), Australia (4), Belgium (2), Brazil (5), Cape Verde (1), Chile (1), China (1), Costa Rica (1), Cuba (2), Djibouti (3), the Dominican Republic (3), Eritrea (1), Greece (1), Haiti (3), India (1), Iran (1), Ireland (1), Italy (6), Jamaica (1), Japan (7), Kenya (8), Mexico (15), Namibia (2), the Netherlands (6), Pakistan (1), Peru (1), Saudi Arabia (1), the Seychelles (1), South Africa (7), Spain (2), Taiwan (3), Thailand (1), Turkey (1), United States (58: California, Florida, Hawaii, Maine, Massachusetts, North Carolina, South Carolina, Washington), Uruguay (3), Yemen (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Mexico (1), United States (3: Alaska, Florida, Oregon)

• Pliocene of Algeria (4), Antarctica (1), Australia (5), Belgium (5), Chile (5), Colombia (9), Costa Rica (2), Cyprus (1), the Dominican Republic (1), Ecuador (4), Egypt (1), Fiji (1), Greece (11), Haiti (1), Indonesia (14), Italy (3), Jamaica (1), Japan (6), Mexico (8), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (7), Pakistan (4), Portugal (1), South Africa (6), Spain (3), Trinidad and Tobago (3), the United Kingdom (8), United States (48: California, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (9)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Australia (2), South Africa (1), United States (1: California)

• Miocene of Algeria (14), Argentina (8), Australia (9), Austria (6), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1), Brazil (1), Chile (4), Colombia (3), Cyprus (5), Ecuador (5), Egypt (1), France (5), Germany (2), Greece (7), Greenland (1), Grenada (13), Haiti (1), India (19), Indonesia (8), Iran (2), Iraq (1), Israel (1), Italy (5), Jamaica (1), Japan (44), Libya (3), Madagascar (4), Malta (1), Mexico (4), Morocco (10), New Zealand (6), Pakistan (9), Panama (19), Papua New Guinea (1), Peru (4), the Philippines (1), Poland (1), Portugal (7), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (2), Saudi Arabia (2), Slovakia (2), Somalia (12), Spain (5), Sri Lanka (1), Tanzania (1), Trinidad and Tobago (2), Ukraine (1), United States (80: California, Florida, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia), Venezuela (17)

• Deseadan of Argentina (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (2), United States (5: Florida)

• Oligocene to Pliocene of Argentina (1)

• Oligocene of Antigua and Barbuda (1), Bulgaria (1), Canada (1: British Columbia), Costa Rica (1), France (2), Haiti (5), India (1), Iran (1), Israel (1), Italy (1), Jamaica (2), Japan (28), New Zealand (6), Oman (1), Pakistan (4), Peru (5), Puerto Rico (3), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (2), Somalia (13), United States (62: Alabama, Alaska, California, Georgia, Mississippi), Venezuela (3)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Argentina (2), Haiti (1), United States (1: Washington)

• Eocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Eocene of Antarctica (13), Argentina (1), Australia (1), Bahrain (1), Bosnia and Herzegovina (2), Bulgaria (2), China (1), Colombia (7), Egypt (22), France (5), Germany (1), Haiti (1), Hungary (3), India (14), Indonesia (2), Italy (4), Japan (16), Libya (9), the Marshall Islands (1), Mexico (15), Morocco (2), Namibia (1), the Netherlands (2), the Netherlands Antilles (1), New Zealand (7), Niger (1), Nigeria (10), Pakistan (3), Peru (13), Poland (4), the Russian Federation (4), Saudi Arabia (1), Senegal (1), South Africa (1), Spain (18), Trinidad and Tobago (2), Turkey (2), the United Kingdom (21), United States (145: Alabama, Alaska, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Pakistan (1), Turkey (1), United States (3: Texas)

• Paleocene of Antarctica (3), Argentina (4), Belgium (1), China (7), Denmark (6), Egypt (3), France (1), Germany (2), Mexico (13), New Zealand (2), Nigeria (1), Pakistan (3), the Russian Federation (4), Slovakia (2), Trinidad and Tobago (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (180: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia)

• Paleogene of United States (1: California)

• Cretaceous of Algeria (3), Argentina (6), Brazil (1), Bulgaria (6), Cameroon (1), Canada (27: Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan), Chile (1), Colombia (23), Denmark (1), the Dominican Republic (1), Egypt (4), Ethiopia (1), France (11), Germany (6), Haiti (1), India (1), Iran (1), Jamaica (2), Japan (5), Kazakhstan (3), Laos (1), Lebanon (1), Madagascar (1), Mexico (8), Mozambique (9), New Zealand (41), Niger (1), Nigeria (1), Peru (11), Poland (1), Portugal (10), Saudi Arabia (1), Serbia and Montenegro (1), South Africa (1), Spain (6), Sweden (2), Switzerland (25), Tanzania (2), Turkey (1), USSR (1), the United Kingdom (4), United States (363: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Wyoming), Venezuela (1)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Argentina (1), Canada (1: British Columbia), Spain (1)

• Jurassic of Antarctica (2), Belgium (1), Canada (19: Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Yukon), Chile (5), Cuba (2), Ethiopia (2), France (41), Germany (2), Greenland (1), Italy (1), Japan (1), Lebanon (1), Morocco (2), New Zealand (5), Poland (1), Portugal (2), Saudi Arabia (2), Somalia (1), Switzerland (1), Tanzania (1), the United Kingdom (37), United States (27: Alaska, California, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming), Yemen (1)

• Triassic of France (7), Germany (5), Hungary (4), Indonesia (8), Italy (6), Papua New Guinea (2), Peru (1), the Russian Federation (1), Slovakia (1), Turkey (1), United States (21: Alaska, California, Nevada)

• Permian of the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 2283 collections including 2617 occurrences

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