Liostrea tibetica Yin and McRoberts 2006 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Gryphaeidae

Full reference: J. Yin and C. A. McRoberts. 2006. Latest Triassic–earliest Jurassic bivalves of the Germig formation from Lanongla (Tibet, China). Journal of Paleontology 80(1):104-120

Belongs to Liostrea according to J. Yin and C. A. McRoberts 2006

Sister taxa: Liostrea arabica, Liostrea birmanica, Liostrea bourguignati, Liostrea cellae, Liostrea gauthieri, Liostrea heinzi, Liostrea jaxartensis, Liostrea lehmanni, Liostrea michailowskii, Liostrea minor, Liostrea multiformis, Liostrea newelli, Liostrea prima, Liostrea roachensis, Liostrea strigilecula, Liostrea sublamellosa

Type specimen: CUGB3090. Its type locality is Level A2, Section A - Germig, Tibet, which is in a Planorbis marine sandstone/siltstone in the Germig Formation of China.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of China (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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