Acutostrea Vyalov 1936 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Flemingostreidae

Parent taxon: Curvostreini according to M. R. Cooper 2002

See also Gliozzi and Malatesta 1983, Moore 1987, Sepkoski 2002, Squires 2018 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Agerostrea, Curvostrea

Subtaxa: Acutostrea gaviota Acutostrea griesensis Acutostrea idriaensis Acutostrea incurva Acutostrea miguelensis Acutostrea orientalis Ostrea plumosa

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Oligocene of United States (1: California collection)

• Eocene of United States (38: California, Oregon, Washington)

• Paleocene to Eocene of United States (3: California)

• Paleocene of the Netherlands (1)

• Cretaceous of Afghanistan (2), Belgium (1), Egypt (6), France (1), Germany (2), Kazakhstan (3), Libya (1), the Netherlands (2), Niger (5), Oman (1), Pakistan (1), Poland (6), Turkmenistan (1), Ukraine (1), United States (89: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Wyoming)

Total: 165 collections including 166 occurrences

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