Conradostrea lawrencei 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 Conradostrea according to L. W. Ward 1992

See also Ward and Blackwelder 1987

Sister taxa: Conradostrea greeni, Conradostrea osculum, Conradostrea sculpturata

Type specimen: USNM 203913

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Quaternary of United States (2: Florida, North Carolina collections)

• Pliocene of United States (3: North Carolina)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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