Texigryphaea (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Gryphaeidae

Parent taxon: Pycnodonteinae according to L. R. Cox 1971

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Gigantostrea, Hyotissa, Hyotissini, Labrostrea, Neopycnodonta, Neopycnodonte, Neopycnodontini, Pycnodonte, Pycnodonteini, Monticulina, Costeina

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (5: New Mexico, Texas collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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