Nanogyra (Palaeogyra) virgula Deshayes 1831 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Gryphaeidae

Alternative combination: Gryphoea virgula

Synonyms: Chama striata Smith 1817, Exogyra alata Jourdy 1924, Exogyra angustata Lamarck 1836, Exogyra striata Smith 1817, Exogyra virgula Goldfuss 1833, Gryphaea angustata Lamarck 1801, Nanogyra striata Smith 1817, Ostrea virgula Defrance 1821

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

Sister taxon: Nanogyra (Palaeogyra) reniformis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of France (1 collection), Germany (2), Mexico (3), Poland (1), Switzerland (4), the United Kingdom (6)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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