NARMS taxon details

Ostreidae Rafinesque, 1815

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Subfamily Crassostreinae Scarlato & Starobogatov, 1979
Subfamily Ostreinae Rafinesque, 1815
  » Genus Dendostrea Swainson, 1835
  » Genus Nanostrea Harry, 1985
  » Genus Ostrea Linnaeus, 1758
  » Genus Dendrostrea accepted as Dendostrea Swainson, 1835 (misspelling by Woodward, 1851)
  » Genus Ostreola Monterosato, 1884 accepted as Ostrea Linnaeus, 1758
  » Genus Tiostrea Chanley & Dinamani, 1980 accepted as Ostrea Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Subfamily Saccostreinae Salvi & Mariottini, 2016
Subfamily Striostreinae Harry, 1985

Subfamily Lophinae Vialov, 1936 accepted as Ostreinae Rafinesque, 1815
Genus Ostraea [sic] accepted as Ostrea Linnaeus, 1758 (incorrect subsequent spelling by G.B. Sowerby II (1871) and others)
marine, brackish
Not documented
MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Ostreidae Rafinesque, 1815. Accessed through: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2021) European Register of Marine Species at: on 2021-12-02
Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2021). European Register of Marine Species. Ostreidae Rafinesque, 1815. Accessed at: on 2021-12-02
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basis of record Bouchet, P. & Rocroi, J. P. (2010). Nomenclator of bivalve families; with a classification of bivalve families by R. Bieler, J.G. Carter & E.V. Coan. <em>Malacologia.</em> 52(2): 1-184. [details]   

additional source Inaba A. & K. Torigoe (2004) Oysters in the world. Part 2. Systematic description of the Recent oysters. <i>Bulletin of the Nishinomiya Shell Museum</i> 3: 63 + 9 pp., 13 pls. [details]   

additional source Stenzel H.B. (1971). Oysters. In, Moore, R.C. (Ed.), Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology, pt. N, vol. 3, Mollusca 6, Bivalvia. <em>Geological Society of America and University of Kansas Press, Lawrence.</em> 3(6): 9531224. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Harry, H.W. (1985). Synopsis of the supraspecific classification of living oysters (Bivalvia: Gryphaeidae and Ostreidae. <em>The Veliger.</em> 28(2): 121-158., available online at [details]   

additional source Salvi D., Macali A. & Mariottini P. (2014). Molecular phylogenetics and systematics of the bivalve family Ostreidae based on rRNA sequence-structure models and multilocus species tree. <em>PLoS ONE.</em> 9(9): e108696., available online at [details]   

redescription Coan, E. V.; Valentich-Scott, P. (2012). Bivalve seashells of tropical West America. Marine bivalve mollusks from Baja California to northern Peru. 2 vols, 1258 pp. [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
Dutch oesters  [details]