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Hyotissa hyotis Linnaeus 1758 (Honeycomb Oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Gryphaeidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 60687

Alternative combinations: Lopha hyotis, Mytilus hyotis, Ostrea (Lopha) hyotis, Ostrea hyotis

Synonyms: Hyotissa fisheri Dall 1914 (no. 160463), Ostrea fischeri Dall 1914 (no. 167905), Ostrea fisheri Dall 1914 (no. 160461)

Belongs to Hyotissa according to M. Raith et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Hyotissa aguaclarensis, Hyotissa haitensis, Hyotissa imbricata, Hyotissa paraguanensis, Hyotissa polylopha, Hyotissa semipiana, Hyotissa tryoni, Hyotissa virleti, Parahyotissa (Parahyotissa), Parahyotissa (Numismoida)

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder