Deltoideum (Deltoideum) delta Smith 1817 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Gryphaeidae

Alternative combination: Ostrea delta

Synonyms: Liostrea cucurbita Zakharov 1966, Liostrea gibberosa Zakharov 1974, Liostrea moreana Pugaczewska 1971, Liostrea oxfordiana Pugaczewska 1971, Liostrea planoconvexa Zakharov 1974, Liostrea quadrangularis Pugaczewska 1971, Liostrea unciformis Pugaczewska 1971, Liostrea uralensis Zakharov 1972, Ostrea (Liostrea) delta Arkell 1932, Ostrea deltoidea Sowerby 1818, Ostrea expansa Sowerby 1821, Ostrea hemideltoidea Gerasimov 1955, Ostrea unciformis Buvignier 1852

Belongs to Deltoideum (Deltoideum) according to I. N. Kosenkoa 2016

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Cretaceous of the Russian Federation (1 collection), USSR (2)

• Jurassic of France (12), Germany (1), Poland (3), Portugal (1), the Russian Federation (2), the United Kingdom (27), Yemen (4)

Total: 53 collections each including a single occurrence

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