Hyotissa Stenzel 1971 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Gryphaeidae

Parent taxon: Pycnodonteinae according to M. C. Perrilliat 1994

See also Freneix et al. 1988, Lamprell and Healy 1998, Moore 1987, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001, Vokes 1980, Ward 1992 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Gigantostrea, Hyotissini, Labrostrea, Neopycnodonta, Neopycnodonte, Neopycnodonteini, Pycnodonte, Pycnodonteini, Texigryphaea

Subtaxa: Hyotissa aguaclarensis Hyotissa haitensis Hyotissa hyotis Hyotissa imbricata Hyotissa paraguanensis Hyotissa polylopha Hyotissa semipiana Hyotissa tryoni Hyotissa virleti

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Djibouti (2 collections), Ecuador (1), Eritrea (1), France (1), Iran (1), Japan (3), Kenya (6), Mexico (3), Panama (1), South Africa (1), Spain (3), Sudan (1), Tanzania (1), United States (5: Florida)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Egypt (1), Malaysia (2), United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Algeria (3), Colombia (1), the Dominican Republic (1), Egypt (2), India (1), Japan (1), Mexico (1), Panama (7), United States (11: Florida, South Carolina)

• Miocene of Algeria (4), Australia (1), Austria (8), Brazil (2), Colombia (3), Cuba (3), the Dominican Republic (1), Egypt (2), Fiji (1), France (1), Grenada (2), Haiti (10), India (3), Indonesia (2), Iran (3), Iraq (1), Japan (1), Madagascar (1), Mexico (1), Morocco (3), Pakistan (5), Panama (45), Poland (2), Somalia (8), South Africa (1), Spain (1), Sri Lanka (2), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (20: Florida, Maryland), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of Colombia (1), Costa Rica (1), Turkey (2)

• Eocene of Italy (1), Myanmar (1), Spain (1), United States (5: South Carolina, Texas)

• Paleocene of Denmark (1), Poland (1)

• Cretaceous of Afghanistan (4), Belgium (2), Colombia (1), the Czech Republic (3), Denmark (3), Egypt (2), France (3), Germany (1), Hungary (1), Kazakhstan (1), the Netherlands (1), Nigeria (2), Peru (3), Poland (8), the Russian Federation (1), Sweden (1), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 254 collections including 258 occurrences

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