Crassostrea columbiensis Hanley 1846 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

Alternative combinations: Ostrea (Crassostrea) columbiensis, Ostrea columbiensis

Belongs to Crassostrea according to M. Raith et al. 2016

See also Coan et al. 2000 and Moore 1987

Sister taxa: Crassostrea afra, Crassostrea alabamiensis, Crassostrea angulata, Crassostrea ashleyi, 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

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Mexico (2 collections)

• Pliocene of Mexico (3)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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