Hyotissa polylopha Woodring 1982 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Gryphaeidae

Full reference: W. P. Woodring. 1982. Geology and paleontology of canal zone and adjoing parts of Panama: Description of Tertiary mollusks (Pelecypods: Propeamussiidae to Cuspidariidae). United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 306(F)

Belongs to Hyotissa according to W. P. Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Hyotissa aguaclarensis, Hyotissa haitensis, Hyotissa hyotis, Hyotissa imbricata, Hyotissa paraguanensis, Hyotissa semipiana, Hyotissa tryoni, Hyotissa virleti, Parahyotissa (Parahyotissa), Parahyotissa (Numismoida)

Type specimen: USNM 647280, a shell

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Panama (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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