Lopha cristagalli Linnaeus 1758 (Cock's Comb Oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

Alternative combinations: Mytilus cristagalli, Ostrea (Lopha) cristagalli

Belongs to Lopha according to G. Rosenberg et al. 2006

See also Ladd and Hoffmeister 1945 and Wilson 2002

Sister taxa: Lopha (Actinostreon), Lopha (Arctostrea), Lopha (Lopha), Lopha (Rastellum), Lopha blanfordi, Lopha chlamydoides, Lopha costata, Lopha dageensis, Lopha dieneri, Lopha engelmanni, Lopha euzebioi, Lopha lombardi, Lopha longifolium, Lopha murakamii, Lopha papieri, Lopha radiata, Lopha simplexa, Lopha stefaninii, Lopha teranosawensis, Lopha vulsa, Lopha wulanwulaensis, Ostrea (Lopha) guppyi, Ostrea (Lopha) hyotiformis, Ostrea (Lopha) larva, Ostrea (Lopha) paramegodon

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Quaternary of Djibouti (1 collection), Eritrea (1), Yemen (4)

• Miocene of Fiji (6)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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