Crassostrea hatcheri Ihering 1899 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

Alternative combination: Ostrea hatcheri

Belongs to Crassostrea according to D. Frassinetti and V. Covacevich 1999

See also Chiesa et al. 1995

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

Type specimen: Holotype

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Argentina (18 collections), Chile (2)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Oligocene of Argentina (1)

• Eocene of Argentina (2)

Total: 24 collections each including a single occurrence

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