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Ostrea samanensis Olsson 1928 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 145181

Full reference: A. A. Olsson. 1928. Contributions to the Tertiary paleontology of northern Peru: Part 1. Bulletins of American Paleontology 14(52)

Belongs to Ostrea according to A. A. Olsson 1928

Sister taxa: Ostraea lincolnensis, Ostrea (Alectryonia), Ostrea (Bellostrea), Ostrea (Catinula), Ostrea (Eostrea), Ostrea (Euostrea), Ostrea (Gryphaea), Ostrea (Liostrea), Ostrea (Nanostrea), Ostrea (Ostrea), Ostrea (Turkostrea), Ostrea albertensis, Ostrea amorpha, Ostrea angasi, Ostrea angelica, Ostrea angusta, Ostrea antarctica, Ostrea arenicola, Ostrea aupouria, Ostrea bathonica, Ostrea beloiti, Ostrea berkeyi, Ostrea bicolor, Ostrea blackensis, Ostrea brongniarti, Ostrea californica, Ostrea carolinensis, Ostrea castellobrancoi, Ostrea chilensis, Ostrea cochlear, Ostrea collazica, Ostrea columbiana, Ostrea compressirostra, Ostrea conchaphila, Ostrea costaricensis, Ostrea crenulimarginata, Ostrea cristata, Ostrea cubitus, Ostrea cumingiana, Ostrea cynthiae, Ostrea democraciana, Ostrea directa, Ostrea dorsalis, Ostrea edulis, Ostrea edwilsoni, Ostrea elegantula, Ostrea eorivularis, Ostrea equestris, Ostrea erici, Ostrea flavicans, Ostrea forskali, Ostrea fraasi, Ostrea frondosa, Ostrea gajensis, Ostrea gingensis, Ostrea glabra, Ostrea golfotristensis, Ostrea haleyi, Ostrea heinzi, Ostrea hippopus, Ostrea hyotidoidea, Ostrea incisa, Ostrea invalida, Ostrea iridescens, Ostrea jogjacartensis, Ostrea khamirensis, Ostrea latimarginata, Ostrea ludensis, Ostrea lurida, Ostrea maculosa, Ostrea manubriata, Ostrea marcignyana, Ostrea marginidentata, Ostrea marshiiformis, Ostrea mauricensis, Ostrea messor, Ostrea minbuensis, Ostrea minerensis, Ostrea minuta, Ostrea miradorensis, Ostrea monetalis, Ostrea negritensis, Ostrea normalis, Ostrea obliterata, Ostrea oxiana, Ostrea pangadiensis, Ostrea paracasensis, Ostrea parasitica, Ostrea paroxis, Ostrea parrensis, Ostrea pejerreyensis, Ostrea pellucens, Ostrea pesfelis, Ostrea pesleonis, Ostrea petrosa, Ostrea peytoni, Ostrea philippii, Ostrea pileosimilis, Ostrea plicatula, Ostrea portoricoensis, Ostrea princeps, Ostrea procyonis, Ostrea prona, Ostrea protoimbricata, Ostrea pseudocrassissima, Ostrea pseudodigitalina, Ostrea pseudorissensis, Ostrea pulaskensis, Ostrea radula, Ostrea raveneliana, Ostrea resupinata, Ostrea retusa, Ostrea roachensis, Ostrea roncana, Ostrea rugosa, Ostrea russelli, Ostrea sakaryaensis, Ostrea sandalina, Ostrea sanguinea, Ostrea sansebastiana, Ostrea saxitoniana, Ostrea seymourensis, Ostrea soleniscus, Ostrea stentina, Ostrea striatula, Ostrea sturtiana, Ostrea subangulata, Ostrea sublamellosa, Ostrea submissa, Ostrea subradiosa, Ostrea superficialis, Ostrea supranummulitica, Ostrea tacalensis, Ostrea tayloriana, Ostrea tegulanea, Ostrea thalassoklusta, Ostrea turkestanensis, Ostrea turkestanensis, Ostrea uncinta, Ostrea vaughani, Ostrea ventilabrum, Ostrea venusta, Ostrea vesicularis, Ostrea vestita, Ostrea wiedenmayeri, Ostrea wollastoni

Type specimen: Its type locality is Casa Saman [Saman Fm], which is in an Eocene coastal sandstone/conglomerate in the Saman Formation of Peru

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder