Nicaisolopha nicaisei Coquand 1862 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

Alternative combinations: Alectryonia nicaisei, Ostrea (Lopha) nicaisei, Ostrea nicaisei

Synonym: Ostrea pomeli Coquand 1869

Belongs to Nicaisolopha according to Stenzel 1971

Sister taxa: Nicaisolopha lyonsi, Nicaisolopha tissoti, Nicaisolopha tridacnaeformis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Algeria (4 collections), Egypt (3), Jordan (1), Libya (2), Nigeria (1), Peru (11), Senegal (1), Tunisia (3)

Total: 26 collections each including a single occurrence

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