Nicaisolopha tissoti Peron and Thomas 1891 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

Alternative combinations: Lopha tissoti, Ostrea tissoti

Synonyms: Lopha forgemolli Coquand 1862, Ostrea forgemolli Coquand 1862

Belongs to Nicaisolopha according to N. Malchus 1990

Sister taxa: Nicaisolopha lyonsi, Nicaisolopha nicaisei, Nicaisolopha tridacnaeformis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Algeria (3 collections), Egypt (3), Tunisia (2)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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