Crassostrea virginica auroraensis Ward and Blackwelder 1987 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

Full reference: L. W. Ward and B.W. Blackwelder. 1987. Late Pliocene and Early Pleistocene Mollusca from the James City and Chowan River Formations at Lee Creek Mine. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 61:113-283

Belongs to Crassostrea virginica according to L. W. Ward and B.W. Blackwelder 1987

Sister taxa: Crassostrea virginica labellensis, Ostrea virginica falconensis

Type specimen: USNM 203911

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Crassostrea virginica auroraensis in the database

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