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Dendostrea frons Linnaeus 1758 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 90986

Alternative combinations: Lopha frons, Mytilus frons, Ostrea frons

Synonym: Ostrea (Lopha) folioides Woodring 1925 (taxon 107083)

Belongs to Dendostrea according to G. Rosenberg 2005

Sister taxa: Dendostrea angermanni, Dendostrea crenulifera, Dendostrea folium, Dendostrea sandvichensis, Dendostrea vespertina, Dendrostrea frons

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 34.0 x 11.0