Nanogyra (Nanogyra) nana Sowerby 1822 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Gryphaeidae

Alternative combinations: Exogyra nana, Gryphaea nana, Nanogyra nana

Synonyms: Exogyra auriformis Goldfuss 1833, Exogyra bruntrutana Thurmann 1830, Exogyra eminensis Reed 1927, Exogyra fourtaui Stefanini 1925, Exogyra spiralis Goldfuss 1833, Exogyra vinassai Diaz-Romero 1931, Gryphaea mima Phillips 1829, Nanogyra fourtaui Stefanini 1925, Ostrea (Exogyra) quadrata Etallon 1893, Ostrea bruntrutana Thurmann 1830, Ostrea spiralis Orbigny 1847

Belongs to Nanogyra (Nanogyra) according to J. Koppka 2015

See also Cox 1935, Dacque 1905, Futterer 1897, Kiessling 2009, Kiessling et al. 2011 and Weir 1929

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Poland (1 collection), the United Kingdom (4)

• Jurassic of Afghanistan (2), China (7), Egypt (2), Eritrea (11), Ethiopia (7), France (81), Germany (11), Greenland (8), India (107), Iran (1), Israel (1), Kenya (4), Madagascar (2), Poland (1), Portugal (64), Romania (1), Saudi Arabia (25), Serbia and Montenegro (2), Somalia (6), Spain (4), Switzerland (5), Tanzania (2), Tunisia (2), the United Kingdom (116)

Total: 477 collections including 478 occurrences

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