Crassostrea rhizophorae Guilding 1828 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

Alternative combination: Ostrea rhizophorae

Belongs to Crassostrea according to M. Raith et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Crassostrea afra, Crassostrea alabamiensis, Crassostrea angulata, Crassostrea ashleyi, Crassostrea columbiensis, Crassostrea contracta, Crassostrea corteziensis, Crassostrea cucullaris, Crassostrea cuebana, Crassostrea cyathula, Crassostrea cymaeformis, Crassostrea gigas, Crassostrea gryphoides, Crassostrea hatcheri, Crassostrea kawauchidensis, Crassostrea patagonica, Crassostrea raincourti, Crassostrea rutiformis, Crassostrea sikamea, Crassostrea tenera, Crassostrea titan, Crassostrea transitoria, Crassostrea vaquerosensis, Crassostrea virginica

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (2 collections)

• Pliocene of Colombia (5)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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