Rastellum Faujas-St.-Fond 1799 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Arctostreidae

Parent taxon: Oscillophini according to M. R. Cooper 2002

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Rastellum (Arctostrea) Rastellum allobrogensis Rastellum deshayesi Rastellum diluvianum Rastellum ricordeana

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Afghanistan (1 collection), Algeria (5), Argentina (4), Belgium (1), Brazil (1), Bulgaria (1), Cuba (1), the Czech Republic (3), Egypt (6), France (13), Germany (2), India (1), Iran (3), Italy (2), Japan (15), Kazakhstan (1), Libya (2), Madagascar (1), Mozambique (1), the Netherlands (1), Pakistan (1), Peru (1), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (3), Sweden (1), Tunisia (2), Turkey (1), Turkmenistan (1), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (7), United States (4: Alabama)

• Jurassic of India (3), Japan (2), Mexico (1), Poland (2)

Total: 96 collections including 102 occurrences

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