Actinostreon gregareum Sowerby 1816 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Palaeolophidae

Alternative combinations: Alectryonia gregarea, Lopha (Actinostreon) gregaria, Lopha gregarea, Lopha gregaria, Ostrea gregarea

Synonyms: Actinostreon solitarium Sowerby 1824, Alectryonia asellus Greppin 1900, Alectryonia flabelliformis Nilson 1840, Alectryonia flabelloides Schloth 1901, Alectryonia potieri Bayle 1878, Alectryonia pulligera Goldfuss 1834, Alectryonia rastellaris Munster 1833, Arctostrea asellus Greppin 1900, Arctostrea rastellaris Munster 1833, Lopha (Actinostreon) gregarea Sowerby 1816, Lopha (Lopha) pulligera Goldfuss 1834, Lopha (Rastellum) gregarea Sowerby 1815, Lopha pulligera Goldfuss 1834, Lopha solitaria Sowerby 1824, Ostrea (Alectryonia) costata Sowerby 1825, Ostrea (Alectryonia) pulligera Goldfuss 1892, Ostrea (Alectryonia) rastellaris Muenster 1883, Ostrea (Alectryonia) solitaria Sowerby 1892, Ostrea (Alectryonia) vallata Etallon 1894, Ostrea (Exogyra) semisolitaria Etallon 1911, Ostrea carinata Lamarck 1806, Ostrea costatum Sowerby 1825, Ostrea palmetta Sowerby 1815, Ostrea pulligera Goldfuss 1834, Ostrea pulligera ascendens Quenstedt 1857, Ostrea rastellaris Munster 1833, Ostrea solitaria Sowerby 1824

Belongs to Actinostreon according to W. Kiessling 2009

See also Aberhan 2010, Besairie and Collignon 1972, Cox 1935, Dacque 1905, Diaz-Romero 1931, Fursich 1990, Jaboli 1959, Kiessling et al. 2011, Koppka 2015, Ros-Franch et al. 2014, Sha 1995 and Weir 1929

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of China (8 collections), Ethiopia (1), France (46), Germany (2), India (41), Iran (1), Italy (1), Jordan (1), Kenya (9), Madagascar (18), Mexico (1), Poland (7), Saudi Arabia (20), Somalia (2), Spain (11), Switzerland (3), Tanzania (1), the United Kingdom (6)

Total: 179 collections each including a single occurrence

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