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Conradostrea Ward and Blackwelder 1987 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 16563

Full reference: L. W. Ward and B.W. Blackwelder. 1987. Late Pliocene and Early Pleistocene Mollusca from the James City and Chowan River Formations at Lee Creek Mine. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 61:113-283

Parent taxon: Ostreinae according to L. W. Ward 1992

Sister taxa: Amphidonta, Avia, Cryptostreini, Cubitostrea, Dendostrea, Fatina, Flemingostrea, Odontogryphaea, Ostreini, Ostreola, Pustulostreini, Undulostreini, Lopha, Arctostrea, Myrakeenini, Abruptolopha, Pseudoperna, Oscillolopha, Lophini, Alectryonella

Subtaxa: Conradostrea greeni, Conradostrea lawrencei, Conradostrea osculum, Conradostrea sculpturata

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder