†family Gryphaeidae Vialov 1936 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Gryphaeidae

Parent taxon: Ostreoidea according to J. G. Carter et al. 2011

See also Beu 2006, Beu et al. 1990, Bieler and Mikkelsen 2006, El Qot 2006, Gliozzi and Malatesta 1983, Marquet 2002, Maxwell 1992, Moore 1987, Nevesskaja 2009, Rosenberg et al. 2006, Stilwell 1998, Todd 2001, Vokes 1980 and Ward 1992

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Argutostrea Circunula Exogyrinae Gryphaeinae Gryphaeostreinae Ilymatogyra Parahyotissa Pycnodonteinae Rhynchostreon

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (1 collection), Djibouti (2), Ecuador (1), Eritrea (1), France (1), French Polynesia (1), Greece (1), Iran (1), Italy (1), Japan (3), Kenya (6), Mexico (3), Panama (1), Portugal (3), Saudi Arabia (1), South Africa (1), Spain (4), Sudan (1), Tanzania (1), United States (14: Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Egypt (1), Malaysia (2), United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Algeria (3), Belgium (1), Colombia (1), the Dominican Republic (1), Egypt (2), Greece (5), India (1), Italy (2), Japan (2), Mexico (3), Panama (7), Spain (1), United States (30: California, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Miocene of Algeria (7), Australia (1), Austria (11), Belgium (1), Brazil (3), Bulgaria (3), Colombia (5), Cuba (3), Cyprus (7), the Czech Republic (1), the Dominican Republic (1), Egypt (2), Fiji (1), France (1), Germany (1), Greece (4), Grenada (3), Haiti (10), India (4), Indonesia (2), Iran (3), Iraq (1), Italy (10), Japan (1), Libya (1), Madagascar (1), Mexico (3), Moldova (2), Morocco (3), New Zealand (6), Pakistan (5), Panama (47), Poland (7), Slovakia (2), Somalia (9), South Africa (1), Spain (3), Sri Lanka (2), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (43: California, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (2: Florida, Virginia)

• Oligocene of Antigua and Barbuda (1), Austria (1), Bulgaria (9), Colombia (1), Costa Rica (2), Denmark (3), France (1), Germany (1), Hungary (1), Israel (1), New Zealand (2), Puerto Rico (5), Turkey (2), United States (12: Alabama, California, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Eocene of Brazil (1), Bulgaria (16), Colombia (1), Egypt (4), France (5), Germany (1), Italy (3), Japan (5), Libya (7), Mexico (11), Myanmar (1), Namibia (1), the Netherlands (2), the Netherlands Antilles (2), New Zealand (23), Panama (1), Romania (12), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (2), Turkey (2), the United Kingdom (8), United States (103: Alabama, California, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas)

• Paleocene of Argentina (65), Austria (4), Belgium (6), Bulgaria (5), China (2), Denmark (8), Egypt (3), France (1), Germany (1), Libya (1), Nigeria (1), Poland (2), the Russian Federation (2), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (24: Alabama, Maryland, Montana, New Jersey, North Carolina, Texas, Virginia)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of the Netherlands (1), United States (7: New Jersey, Texas)

• Cretaceous of Afghanistan (22), Algeria (16), Antarctica (8), Argentina (74), Australia (1), Austria (3), Belgium (2), Brazil (39), Bulgaria (1), Canada (1: British Columbia), Chile (3), China (1), Colombia (8), the Congo-Brazzaville (2), Cuba (1), the Czech Republic (14), Denmark (3), Ecuador (5), Egypt (147), Ethiopia (3), France (38), Germany (33), Greenland (2), Hungary (5), India (4), Iran (22), Israel (2), Italy (5), Japan (20), Jordan (6), Kazakhstan (7), Lebanon (1), Libya (4), Madagascar (5), Mexico (47), Morocco (8), Mozambique (17), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (17), Niger (1), Nigeria (11), Oman (7), Pakistan (2), Peru (45), Poland (16), Portugal (51), the Russian Federation (15), Saudi Arabia (1), Serbia and Montenegro (2), Slovakia (1), South Africa (5), Spain (20), Sweden (3), Switzerland (7), Tanzania (3), Trinidad and Tobago (1), Tunisia (9), Turkey (4), Turkmenistan (4), USSR (22), Ukraine (2), the United Arab Emirates (1), the United Kingdom (54), United States (699: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Wyoming), Uzbekistan (2), Venezuela (4), Yemen (5)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Antarctica (2), Argentina (1)

• Jurassic of Afghanistan (3), Argentina (2), Belgium (1), Canada (21: Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Yukon), Chile (132), China (29), Cuba (4), Denmark (5), Egypt (3), Eritrea (13), Ethiopia (24), France (186), Germany (80), Greenland (117), Hungary (2), India (129), Iran (1), Israel (1), Italy (7), Japan (5), Jordan (7), Kenya (25), Lebanon (1), Luxembourg (5), Madagascar (14), Mexico (4), New Zealand (4), Poland (11), Portugal (105), Romania (2), the Russian Federation (16), Saudi Arabia (69), Serbia and Montenegro (4), Slovakia (2), Somalia (25), Spain (135), Switzerland (5), Tanzania (27), Tunisia (42), Ukraine (3), the United Kingdom (204), United States (181: Alaska, California, Idaho, Montana, Utah, Wyoming, Wyoming ), Yemen (35)

• Triassic to Jurassic of the United Kingdom (1)

• Triassic of Argentina (4), Austria (13), Canada (6: British Columbia), Chile (2), China (1), France (7), Germany (1), Italy (3), Japan (1), Mexico (1), the Russian Federation (14), the United Kingdom (4), United States (13: Alaska, Nevada, Oregon)

Total: 4085 collections including 5940 occurrences

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