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Saccostrea cuccullata Born 1778 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 293609

Alternative combinations: Crassostrea cucullata, Gryphaea cucullata, Lopha (Lopha) cucullata, Ostrea (Lopha) cucullata, Ostrea cuccullata, Saccostrea cucullata

Belongs to Saccostrea according to E. V. Coan and P. Valentich-Scott 2012

Sister taxa: Saccostrea cucculata, Saccostrea glomerata, Saccostrea mordax, Saccostrea palmula

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder