Ostreola Monterosato 1884 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

Parent taxon: Ostreinae according to E. J. Moore 1987

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Todd 2001

Sister taxa: Amphidonta, Avia, Conradostrea, Cubitostrea, Dendostrea, Fatina, Flemingostrea, Odontogryphaea, Ostreini, Pustulostreini, Undulostreini, Lopha, Arctostrea, Myrakeenini, Agerostrea, Abruptolopha, Pseudoperna, Oscillolopha, Lophini, Rastellum, Alectryonella

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (2 collections), Panama (2), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene of Panama (10)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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