Curvostrea rouvillei Coquand 1862 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Flemingostreidae

Alternative combinations: Liostrea rouvillei, Ostrea (Crassostrea) rouvillei, Ostrea rouvillei

Synonyms: Curvostrea rediviva Coquand 1869, Gryphaea arrialoorensis Stoliczka 1871, Liostrea oxiana Romanowsky 1884, Ostrea biskarensis Coquand 1862, Ostrea rediviva Coquand 1869

Belongs to Curvostrea according to M. R. Cooper 2002

See also Dartevelle and Freneix 1957 and Malchus 1990

Sister taxa: Curvostrea heinzi, Curvostrea isidis, Curvostrea tevesthensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Afghanistan (4 collections), Algeria (1), Brazil (5), Egypt (25), France (1), Libya (1), Morocco (1), the Russian Federation (1), Tunisia (1)

Total: 40 collections each including a single occurrence

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