Order Ostreida FĂ«russac 1822 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida

Alternative spelling: Ostreoida

Parent taxon: Ostreiformii according to J. G. Carter et al. 2011

See also Coan et al. 2000, Giribet and Wheeler 2002, Scholz et al. 2008, Todd 2001 and Waller 2011

Sister taxon: Pectinida

Subtaxa: Harpax Malleidina Ostreidina Palaeolophidae Pectinina

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

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