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 gigantea, Gryphaea kenkerensis, Gryphaea mccullochi, Gryphaea mutabilis, Gryphaea nevadensis, Gryphaea obliquata, Gryphaea orientalis, Gryphaea planoconvexa, 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

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.