Bositra buchi Roemer 1836 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Posidoniidae

Alternative combinations: Bositra buchii, Posidonia buchi

Synonym: Posidonia ornati Quenstedt 1851

Belongs to Bositra according to M. E. Gahr 2002

See also Aberhan 1998 and Lazar et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Bositra circularis, Bositra limbata, Bositra sibirica, Peribositria popowi, Peribositria tenuissima, Peribositria sossunovi, Peribositria jakutica, Peribositria tompoensis, Peribositria inflata, Peribositria mimer, Peribositria taimyrensis, Peribositria backlundi, Peribositria borealis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Canada (31: Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon collections), Chile (1), France (2), Germany (1), Hungary (1), India (69), Iran (1), Italy (1), Kenya (1), Morocco (9), Poland (7), Portugal (3), Romania (1), Spain (5), Switzerland (124), Tanzania (3), the United Kingdom (8)

Total: 268 collections including 270 occurrences

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