Curvostrea tevesthensis Coquand 1862 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Flemingostreidae

Alternative combination: Ostrea tevesthensis

Synonyms: Liostrea tevesthensis Coquand 1912, Ostrea boucheroni Coquand 1859, Pycnodonta boucheroni Coquand 1859

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 rouvillei

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Algeria (3 collections), Bulgaria (1), Kazakhstan (1), Libya (1), Tunisia (2)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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