Amphidonte (Ceratostreon) boussingaulti d'Orbigny 1842 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Gryphaeidae

Alternative combinations: Exogyra boussingaulti, Ostrea boussingaulti

Belongs to Amphidonte (Ceratostreon) according to D. Lazo 2007

See also Sutton 1946

Sister taxa: Amphidonte (Ceratostreon) flabellatum, Amphidonte (Ceratostreon) pliciferum, Amphidonte (Ceratostreon) reticulata, Amphidonte (Ceratostreon) sigmoidea

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Algeria (3 collections), Ecuador (2), Egypt (1), Italy (1), Portugal (13), Switzerland (4), Tunisia (1), Venezuela (1)

Total: 26 collections each including a single occurrence

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