Actinostreon Bayle 1878 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Palaeolophidae

Alternative spelling: Actinostrea

Parent taxon: Palaeolophidae according to M. Aberhan 2010

Sister taxon: Palaeolopha

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Germany (2 collections), Mexico (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (16: Texas)

• Jurassic of Chile (94), China (11), Eritrea (7), Ethiopia (23), France (57), Germany (4), India (66), Iran (3), Italy (1), Japan (2), Jordan (3), Kenya (14), Madagascar (19), Mexico (1), Poland (8), Portugal (22), the Russian Federation (1), Saudi Arabia (51), Somalia (7), Spain (15), Switzerland (5), Tanzania (2), Tunisia (54), the United Kingdom (30), Yemen (23)

• Triassic of Austria (6), Canada (1: British Columbia)

Total: 550 collections including 656 occurrences

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