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Nanogyra (Palaeogyra) virgula Deshayes 1831 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Gryphaeidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 352869

Alternative combination: Gryphoea virgula

Synonyms: Chama striata Smith 1817 (no. 352871), Exogyra alata Jourdy 1924 (no. 352878), Exogyra angustata Lamarck 1836 (no. 352874), Exogyra striata Smith 1817 (no. 352879), Exogyra virgula Goldfuss 1833 (no. 352873), Gryphaea angustata Lamarck 1801 (no. 352870), Nanogyra striata Smith 1817 (no. 352880), Ostrea virgula Defrance 1821 (no. 352872)

Belongs to Nanogyra (Palaeogyra) according to J. Koppka 2015

Sister taxon: Nanogyra (Palaeogyra) reniformis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder