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Conradostrea osculum

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

Taxonomy
Ostrea sculpturata osculum was named by Pilsbry and Brown (1927). It is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Ostrea osculum by Weisbord (1929); it was recombined as Conradostrea osculum by Hendy et al. (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1927Ostrea sculpturata osculum Pilsbry and Brown p. 40 figs. pl. 6, figs. 2, 2a
1929Ostrea osculum Weisbord p. 12
2008Conradostrea osculum Hendy et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
RankNameAuthor
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
OstreioniFerussac 1822
OstreataFerussac 1822
superorderOstreiformiiFerussac 1822
orderOstreida(FĂ«russac 1822)
suborderOstreidina(Ferussac 1822)
superfamilyOstreoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyOstreidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyOstreinaeRafinesque 1815
genusConradostrea
speciesosculum(Pilsbry and Brown 1927)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calcitef
Environment: hypersaline, marine, brackishf
Locomotion: stationaryf
Attached: yesf
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: suspension feederf
Vision: blindc
Created: 2005-01-28 02:24:48
Modified: 2009-08-18 19:08:01
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Kiessling 2003, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: Middle Miocene or 15.97000 to 11.60800 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Colombia (Atlantico) Ostrea osculum (60678)