Gryphaea costellata Douvillé 1916 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Gryphaeidae

Alternative combination: Liogryphaea costellata

Full reference: H. Douvillé. 1916. Les terrains secondaires dans le massif du Moghara à l’Est de l’isthme de Suez. Mémoire de l’Académie des Sciences, Paris 54(2):1-184

Belongs to Gryphaea according to L. R. Cox 1935

Sister taxa: Gryphaea (Africogryphaea), Gryphaea (Bilobissa), Gryphaea (Catinula), Gryphaea (Gryphaea), Gryphaea accipiter, Gryphaea arcta, Gryphaea arcuata, Gryphaea arcuataeformis, Gryphaea avicularis, Gryphaea balli, Gryphaea bilobata, Gryphaea brongniarti, Gryphaea colombiana, Gryphaea cymbium, Gryphaea distorta, Gryphaea eversa, Gryphaea gigantea, Gryphaea keilhaui, Gryphaea kenkerensis, Gryphaea mccullochi, Gryphaea mucronata, Gryphaea mutabilis, Gryphaea navia, Gryphaea nevadensis, Gryphaea obliquata, Gryphaea orientalis, Gryphaea pitcherii, Gryphaea planoconvexa, Gryphaea plicata, Gryphaea stomatoidea

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Egypt (1 collection), Ethiopia (4), Saudi Arabia (46), Somalia (8)

Total: 59 collections each including a single occurrence

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