Crassostrea alabamiensis Lea 1833 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Arctostreidae

Alternative combination: Ostrea alabamiensis

Belongs to Crassostrea according to K. V. Palmer and D. C. Brann 1965

See also Harris 1919 and Kosnik 2002

Sister taxa: Crassostrea afra, Crassostrea angulata, Crassostrea ashleyi, Crassostrea columbiensis, Crassostrea contracta, Crassostrea corteziensis, Crassostrea cucullaris, Crassostrea cuebana, Crassostrea cyathula, Crassostrea cymaeformis, Crassostrea gigas, Crassostrea gryphoides, Crassostrea hatcheri, Crassostrea kawauchidensis, Crassostrea patagonica, Crassostrea raincourti, Crassostrea rhizophorae, Crassostrea rutiformis, Crassostrea sikamea, Crassostrea tenera, Crassostrea titan, Crassostrea transitoria, Crassostrea vaquerosensis, Crassostrea virginica

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of Colombia (1 collection), United States (7: Alabama)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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