Gryphaea arcuata Lamarck 1801 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Gryphaeidae

Belongs to Gryphaea according to R. Paredes et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Gryphaea (Africogryphaea), Gryphaea (Bilobissa), Gryphaea (Catinula), Gryphaea (Gryphaea), Gryphaea arcta, Gryphaea arcuataeformis, Gryphaea avicularis, Gryphaea balli, Gryphaea bilobata, Gryphaea brongniarti, Gryphaea colombiana, Gryphaea costellata, Gryphaea cymbium, Gryphaea gigantea, Gryphaea kenkerensis, Gryphaea mccullochi, Gryphaea mutabilis, Gryphaea nevadensis, Gryphaea obliquata, Gryphaea orientalis, Gryphaea planoconvexa, Gryphaea stomatoidea

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Jurassic of Denmark (4 collections), France (61), Germany (43), Greenland (22), Luxembourg (1), Portugal (1), Slovakia (1), the United Kingdom (10)

Total: 143 collections including 144 occurrences

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