Rastellum diluvianum Linnaeus 1767 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Arctostreidae

Alternative combinations: Lopha (Lopha) diluviana, Lopha diluviana, Ostrea diluviana

Belongs to Rastellum according to S. Schneider et al. 2013

See also Bobkova 1961 and Malchus et al. 1994

Sister taxa: Rastellum (Arctostrea), Rastellum allobrogensis, Rastellum deshayesi, Rastellum ricordeana

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Afghanistan (1 collection), Belgium (1), Brazil (1), Bulgaria (1), the Czech Republic (3), France (1), Germany (2), India (1), Mozambique (1), Sweden (1), the United Kingdom (7)

Total: 20 collections each including a single occurrence

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