Hyotissa haitensis Sowerby 1850

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Gryphaeidae

Alternative combinations: Ostrea haitensis, Ostrea haytensis, Pycnodonta haitensis

Synonyms: Ostrea (Pycnodonte) gatunensis Brown and Pilsbry 1911, Ostrea gatunensis Brown and Pilsbry 1911, Ostrea tamiamiensis Brown and Pilsbry 1932

Belongs to Hyotissa according to M. C. Perrilliat 1994

See also Anderson 1929, Brown and Pilsbry 1911, Cooke 1919, Hodson et al. 1927, Olsson and Petit 1964, Olsson and Richards 1961, Ward 1992 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Hyotissa aguaclarensis, Hyotissa hyotis, Hyotissa imbricata, Hyotissa paraguanensis, Hyotissa polylopha, Hyotissa semiplana, Hyotissa tryoni, Hyotissa virleti, Parahyotissa (Numismoida), Parahyotissa (Parahyotissa)


• Quaternary of United States (5: Florida collections)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Colombia (1), the Dominican Republic (1), United States (9: Florida, South Carolina)

• Miocene of Brazil (2), Colombia (1), Cuba (3), Haiti (10), Mexico (1), Panama (31), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (20: Florida, Maryland)

• Oligocene of Colombia (1), Costa Rica (1)

Total: 88 collections each including a single occurrence

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