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Ostreida (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida

Ostreoida was named by Fërussac (1822). It is extant.

It was considered an invalid subgroup of Pteriomorphia by Giribet and Wheeler (2002); it was corrected as Ostreida by Bouchet et al. (2010) and Carter et al. (2011).

It was assigned to Pteriomorphia by Coan et al. (2000), Todd (2001) and Scholz et al. (2008); to Pteriomorphia by Bouchet et al. (2010); to Ostreiformii by Carter et al. (2011); and to Eupteriomorphia by Waller (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1822Ostreoida Fërussac
2000Ostreoida Coan et al. pp. 125, 211
2001Ostreoida Todd
2008Ostreoida Scholz et al.
2010Ostreida Bouchet et al.
2011Ostreida Carter et al. p. 8
2011Ostreoida Waller p. 17

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EubilateriaAx 1987
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
OstreioniFerussac 1822
OstreataFerussac 1822
superorderOstreiformiiFerussac 1822
orderOstreida(Fërussac 1822)
orderOstreida(Fërussac 1822)

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.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calciteo
Environment: marine, brackisho
Locomotion: stationaryo
Attached: yeso
Life habit: epifaunalo
Diet: suspension feedero
Vision: blindc
Created: 2007-09-26 09:14:10
Modified: 2010-02-16 03:18:02
Source: o = order, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Moridunian to the top of the Holocene or 478.60000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 471.8 Ma

Collections (13432 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Moridunian478.6 - 471.8United Kingdom (Wales) Palaeopteria sp. (87601)
Darriwilian467.3 - 458.4Australia (Northern Territory) Denticelox tortuosa (79154)
Letna - Harnagian460.9 - 455.8Czech Republic Leptodesma patricia (3861)
Keila - Oandu460.9 - 452.0Sweden (Dalarne) Actinopterinia semicircularis (73411)
Caradoc460.9 - 449.5Canada (Quebec) Pterinea demissa (77222)
Caradocian460.9 - 449.5USA (Ohio) Caritodens demissa (64423 64425)
Chatfieldian460.9 - 449.5USA (Kentucky) Palaeopteria parvula (99334)
Edenian460.9 - 449.5Canada (Ontario) Pterina demissa (173020)
Edenian460.9 - 449.5USA (Pennsylvania) Pterinea sp. (34895)
Edenian460.9 - 449.5USA (Ohio) Caritodens sp. (384) Pterinea sp. (383)
Edenian - Maysvillian460.9 - 449.5USA (Minnesota) Pterinea sp. (23603)
Edenian - Maysvillian460.9 - 449.5USA (Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois) Pterinea sp. (23554)
Edenian - Maysvillian460.9 - 449.5USA (Illinois, Iowa) Pterinea sp. (23682)
Kukruse460.9 - 449.5Estonia Ahtioconcha auris (189004)
Shermanian460.9 - 449.5USA (New York) Pterinea insueta (76746)
Caradoc - Katian460.9 - 445.2Bolivia (General de Saavedra) Pterinea sp. (9102)
Late/Upper Ordovician458.4 - 443.4USA (Virginia) Pterinea sp. (343)
Late/Upper Ordovician458.4 - 443.4USA (Maryland) Pterinea demissa (407)
Late/Upper Ordovician458.4 - 443.4USA (Indiana) Pterinea sp. (398)
Burrellian457.5 - 455.8United Kingdom (Scotland) Leptodesma ardmillanensis (156584)