Crassostrea angulata Sowerby 1840 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

Alternative combination: Ostrea angulata

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

See also Iqbal 1980 and Vredenburg 1928

Sister taxa: Crassostrea afra, Crassostrea alabamiensis, 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 rhizophorae, Crassostrea rutiformis, Crassostrea sikamea, Crassostrea tenera, Crassostrea titan, Crassostrea transitoria, Crassostrea vaquerosensis, Crassostrea virginica

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of India (1 collection), Pakistan (3), South Africa (1)

• Oligocene of India (1), Pakistan (3)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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