Amphidonte Fischer von Waldheim 1829 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Gryphaeidae

Parent taxon: Exogyrinae according to H. E. Vokes 1980

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Sepkoski 2002 and Stilwell 1998

Sister taxa: Amphidonteini, Costagyra, Exogyra, Exogyrini, Fluctogyra, Gryphaeostrea, Nanogyra, Nanogyrini, Nutogyra, Planospirites, Vultogryphaea

Subtaxa: Amphidonte (Amphidonte) Amphidonte (Ceratostreon) Amphidonte conica Amphidonte humboldtii

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Afghanistan (4 collections), Algeria (8), Argentina (23), Austria (2), Belgium (2), Brazil (7), Bulgaria (1), the Czech Republic (8), Ecuador (3), Egypt (70), Ethiopia (2), France (12), Germany (7), Hungary (1), India (1), Iran (5), Italy (2), Japan (13), Jordan (2), Libya (3), Madagascar (1), Mexico (2), Morocco (2), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (10), Oman (3), Pakistan (1), Peru (5), Poland (1), Portugal (13), the Russian Federation (2), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Spain (14), Switzerland (4), Tunisia (6), Turkmenistan (3), the United Arab Emirates (1), the United Kingdom (5), United States (8: California, Minnesota, New Mexico), Uzbekistan (1), Venezuela (1), Yemen (4)

• Jurassic of France (1)

Total: 266 collections including 298 occurrences

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