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Agerostrea Vialov 1936 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 16449

Alternative spelling: Ostrea (Agerostrea)

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

Sister taxa: Acutostrea, Curvostrea

Subtaxa: Agerostrea falcata, Agerostrea mesenterica, Agerostrea rouxi, Agerostrea ungulatus, Lopha mesenterica

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Type: Ostracites ungulatus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder