Exogyra Say 1820 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Gryphaeidae

Alternative spelling: Ostrea (Exogyra)

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

See also Bohm 1926, Bouchet et al. 2010, Hudson and Jefferies 1961 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Exogyra (Aetostreon) Exogyra (Costagyra) Exogyra (Exogyra) Exogyra californica Exogyra callophyla Exogyra contorta Exogyra davidsoni Exogyra ganhamoroba Exogyra inornata Exogyra lancha Exogyra miotaurinensis Exogyra mutatoria Exogyra ostracina Exogyra overwegi Exogyra putnami Exogyra reedi Exogyra scheibei Exogyra sergipensis Exogyra solea Exogyra tamaulipana Exogyra upatoiensis Exogyra wetzleri Exogyra woolmani

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Cyprus (2 collections), Somalia (2)

• Eocene of Egypt (2), France (2), Libya (3), Namibia (1)

• Paleocene of Austria (1), Denmark (7), United States (1: Alabama)

• Cretaceous of Afghanistan (6), Algeria (11), Argentina (16), Brazil (19), Bulgaria (1), Canada (1: British Columbia), Chile (2), Colombia (5), Cuba (1), Egypt (39), Ethiopia (1), France (11), Germany (6), Greenland (2), Hungary (3), India (2), Iran (13), Italy (4), Jordan (3), Kazakhstan (3), Lebanon (1), Libya (3), Mexico (34), Morocco (4), Mozambique (4), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (3), Nigeria (4), Oman (2), Pakistan (1), Peru (27), Poland (3), Portugal (41), Serbia and Montenegro (1), South Africa (5), Spain (4), Sweden (2), Switzerland (2), Tanzania (3), Trinidad and Tobago (1), Tunisia (6), Turkey (5), Turkmenistan (1), USSR (3), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (25), United States (503: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Wyoming), Venezuela (3), Yemen (4)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Antarctica (2), Argentina (1)

• Jurassic of Afghanistan (1), Chile (11), China (1), Eritrea (1), Ethiopia (4), France (11), Germany (3), India (1), Kenya (6), Poland (1), Portugal (12), Somalia (3), Spain (1), Tanzania (3), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 930 collections including 1052 occurrences

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