Crassostrea ashleyi Hertlein 1943 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

Alternative combination: Ostrea ashleyi

Synonym: Ostrea arnoldi Adegoke 1969

Belongs to Crassostrea according to E. J. Moore 1987

See also Adegoke 1969

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

Type specimens:

  • Crassostrea ashleyi: CAS 6065, a shell
  • Ostrea arnoldi:

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (6: California collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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