Crassostrea Sacco 1897 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

Alternative spelling: Ostrea (Crassostrea)

Parent taxon: Ostreidae according to D. Frassinetti and V. Covacevich 1999

See also Beu et al. 1990, Bohm 1926, Chiesa et al. 1995, Dockery 1982, DuBar 1958, Lamprell and Healy 1998, Moore 1987, Sepkoski 2002, Spencer et al. 2004, Tashiro and Kozai 1982, Todd 2001, Vokes 1980, Ward 1992, Ward and Blackwelder 1987 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Ambigostrea, Anulostrea, Booneostrea, Crassostreinae, Curvostrea, Denostrea, Margostrea, Nicaisolopha, Notostrea, Oscillopha, Ostrea, Ostreinae, Peilinia, Planostrea, Pulvinostrea, Pustulostrea, Quadrostrea, Saccostreinae, Striostreinae, Umbrostrea, Undulostrea

Subtaxa: Crassostrea afra Crassostrea alabamiensis Crassostrea angulata Crassostrea ashleyi Crassostrea columbiensis Crassostrea contracta Crassostrea corteziensis Crassostrea cucullaris Crassostrea cuebana Crassostrea cyathula Crassostrea cymaeformis Crassostrea gigas Crassostrea gryphoides Crassostrea hatcheri Crassostrea kawauchidensis Crassostrea patagonica Crassostrea raincourti Crassostrea rhizophorae Crassostrea rutiformis Crassostrea sikamea Crassostrea tenera Crassostrea titan Crassostrea transitoria Crassostrea vaquerosensis Crassostrea virginica

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (1 collection), Australia (1), Brazil (2), Iran (1), Japan (8), Mexico (2), Namibia (1), Pakistan (2), Panama (2), Taiwan (1), United States (97: Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Yemen (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Mexico (1), Taiwan (1), United States (2: Florida)

• Pliocene of Colombia (5), the Dominican Republic (2), Egypt (1), Iran (1), Japan (1), Mexico (4), Pakistan (3), the Russian Federation (1), South Africa (1), Trinidad and Tobago (3), United States (2: North Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (1: California)

• Miocene of Argentina (28), Austria (4), Brazil (4), Chile (4), Colombia (105), Cuba (1), the Dominican Republic (2), Egypt (1), France (2), Germany (1), Greece (2), India (4), Israel (1), Italy (1), Japan (22), Libya (1), Madagascar (1), Pakistan (3), Panama (5), Peru (2), Poland (3), the Russian Federation (3), Somalia (5), South Africa (1), United States (30: California, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia), Venezuela (11)

• Deseadan of Argentina (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1), Haiti (1)

• Oligocene of Argentina (1), Austria (2), Belgium (1), Bulgaria (2), Costa Rica (1), Denmark (1), France (26), Germany (1), Hungary (2), India (1), Libya (3), Pakistan (3), the Russian Federation (1), Turkey (1), United States (5: California)

• Eocene of Argentina (2), Bulgaria (6), Colombia (1), France (3), Italy (1), Japan (2), Mexico (10), Namibia (1), the Netherlands Antilles (1), Nigeria (1), Panama (1), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (1), Tonga (1), the United Kingdom (5), United States (27: Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, Texas)

• Paleocene of India (1), Nigeria (1), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (1: Alabama)

• Cretaceous of Japan (33), New Zealand (6), United States (105: Alabama, Arizona, Georgia, Kansas, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota, Texas)

Total: 665 collections including 683 occurrences

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