Liostrea Douvillé 1904 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Gryphaeidae

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

See also Kelly 1984, Ronchetti 1970 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Africogryphaea, Deltoideum, Gryphaea, Pernostrea, Praeexogyra

Subtaxa: Liostrea arabica Liostrea birmanica Liostrea bourguignati Liostrea cellae Liostrea gauthieri Liostrea heinzi Liostrea jaxartensis Liostrea lehmanni Liostrea michailowskii Liostrea minor Liostrea multiformis Liostrea prima Liostrea roachensis Liostrea strigilecula Liostrea tibetica

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of France (1 collection), the Russian Federation (1)

• Paleocene of Libya (1), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (2)

• Cretaceous of Afghanistan (4), the Congo-Brazzaville (1), Kazakhstan (1), Mozambique (8), Portugal (2), the Russian Federation (2), USSR (7), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (2), Uzbekistan (1)

• Jurassic of Afghanistan (1), Canada (2: Alberta), China (25), Cuba (3), Denmark (1), Eritrea (1), Ethiopia (2), France (23), Germany (25), Greenland (89), Hungary (1), India (29), Italy (6), Japan (3), Kenya (8), Luxembourg (3), Madagascar (5), New Zealand (4), Poland (7), Portugal (28), Romania (2), the Russian Federation (11), Saudi Arabia (20), Somalia (1), Spain (1), Tanzania (11), Tunisia (29), the United Kingdom (51), United States (104: Idaho, Montana, Utah, Wyoming), Yemen (3)

• Triassic to Jurassic of the United Kingdom (1)

• Triassic of Argentina (4), Austria (13), China (1), France (7), Italy (2), Japan (1), the United Kingdom (4), United States (3: Nevada, Oregon)

Total: 570 collections including 602 occurrences

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