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Crassostrea afra Bohm 1926 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 275685

Full reference: J. Bohm. 1926. Über Tertiäre versteinerungen von den Bogenfelser diamantfeldern. Beiträge zur geologischen Erforschung der deutschen Schutzgebiete 2:55-87

Belongs to Crassostrea according to J. Bohm 1926

Sister taxa: Crassostrea alabamiensis, Crassostrea angulata, Crassostrea ashleyi, Crassostrea columbiensis, Crassostrea contracta, Crassostrea corteziensis, Crassostrea cucullaris, Crassostrea cuebana, Crassostrea cyathula, Crassostrea cymaeformis, Crassostrea gigas, Crassostrea gryphoides, Crassostrea hatcheri, Crassostrea kawauchidensis, Crassostrea patagonica, Crassostrea raincourti, Crassostrea rhizophorae, Crassostrea rutiformis, Crassostrea sikamea, Crassostrea tenera, Crassostrea titan, Crassostrea transitoria, Crassostrea vaquerosensis, Crassostrea virginica

Type specimen: Its type locality is Bogenfels, Eocene marine, which is in a Priabonian marine sandstone/siltstone in the Langetal Formation of Namibia

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder