Amphidonte (Ceratostreon) flabellatum Goldfuss 1833 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Gryphaeidae

Alternative combinations: Ceratostreon flabellatum, Exogyra flabellata

Synonyms: Exogyra complicata Mahmoud 1955, Exogyra harpa Goldfuss 1833, Exogyra involuta Seguenza 1882, Exogyra plicata Goldfuss 1833, Gryphaea plicata Lamarck 1819, Gryphites carinatus Schlotheim 1813, Ostrea flabella Orbigny 1848, Ostrea flabellata Goldfuss 1845

Belongs to Amphidonte (Ceratostreon) according to N. Malchus 1990

See also Bobkova 1961

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

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Afghanistan (1 collection), Algeria (2), Egypt (54), Ethiopia (2), France (2), Iran (5), Italy (1), Jordan (2), Libya (1), Morocco (2), Peru (2), Spain (4), Tunisia (1), the United Arab Emirates (1)

Total: 80 collections including 81 occurrences

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