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Names and sources

Accepted Name Source
Ostrea Linnaeus, 1758
  • AFD
Published in:Stenzel, H.B. 1971, "Vol. 3. Oysters", Ed. Moore, R.C., Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology. Part N. Mollusca 6. Bivalvia, pp. N953-N1224, Geological Society of America & University of Kansas Press, Kansas pN1138-N1139
Synonym Source
Tiostrea Chanley & Dinamani, 1980 synonym
  • AFD
Published in:Chanley P. & P. Dinamani 1980, "Comparative descriptions of some oyster larvae from New Zealand and Chile, and a description of a new genus of oyster, Tiostrea", New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, vol. 14, 103-120 p116
Ostrea (Euostrea) Douvillé, 1920 synonym nom. illeg.
  • AFD
Published in:Douvillé, H. 1920, "Les Eostrea (groupe de l'O. edulis), les Gryphea (gr. de l'O. angulata) et les Crassostrea (gr. de l'O. virginiana); leurs origine", Société Geologique de France, Comptes Rendus Sommaires des Séances, vol. 7, 65-66 p65
Ostrea (Anodontostrea) Suter, 1917 synonym
  • AFD
Published in:Suter, H. 1917, "Descriptions of new Tertiary Mollusca occuring in New Zealand, accompanied by a few notes on neccassary changes in nomenclature, pt. 1", New Zealand Geological Survey Paleontological Bulletin, vol. 5, i-vi, 1-93, pls 1-13 p86
Ostrea (Eostrea) Ihering, 1907 synonym
  • AFD
Published in:Ihering, H. von 1907, "Les mollusques fossiles du Tertiaire et du Crétaée supérieur de l'Argentine", Anales del Museo Nacional de Historia Natural de Buenos Aires, vol. 14, i-xiii, 1-611, 16 figs, 8 pls p42
Cymbulostrea Sacco, 1897 synonym
  • AFD
Published in:Sacco, F. 1897, I Molluschi dei Terreni Terziarii del Piemonte e Della Liguria. Part XXIII, Pelecypoda., 66 pp., 11 pls, Libraio R Accad. Sci., Torino p12
Ostreola Monterosato, 1884 synonym
  • AFD
Published in:Monterosato, T.A.di 1884, Nomenclatura generica e specifica di alcune conchiglie Mediterranee., 152, Stabilamento Tipigrafico Verzi, Palermo p4
Peloris Poli, 1791 objective
  • AFD
Published in:Poli, G.S. 1791, Testacea utriusque Siciliae, eorumque historie et anatome tabulis aeneis illustrata, vol. 1, pp. i-x (Preface), 1-90 (Introduction), 1-50 (Testaceae Multivalvia), 1-74 (Testaceae Bivalvia), I-lXXIII (Index), 18 pls, Bodoni, Parma p33
Tiostrea spp. synonym
  • CAAB
Common Name Source
Oyster standard Australia
  • CAAB
Name Source
Ostrea accepted
  • CAAB

This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to this level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.

Bare scientific name reallocated to Ostrea Linnaeus, 1758 by taxonomy builder

Ostrea Linnaeus, 1758 accepted
  • AFD
Ostrea accepted
  • NZOR

Scientific name reallocated to Ostrea Linnaeus, 1758 by taxonomy builder

Identifier Source Taxon current
  • AFD Scientific Name current
  • AFD
23257906 Taxon current
  • CAAB Taxon Concept current
  • AFD
23257906 Taxon Concept current
  • CAAB Taxon LSID unknown
  • AFD Scientific Name current
  • NZOR Taxon unknown
  • AFD
NZOR-6-50885 Taxon current
  • NZOR


Ostrea angasi Sowerby, 1871 
Ostrea chilensis Philippi , 1844 
Ostrea edulis Linnaeus, 1758 
Ostrea stentina Payraudeau, 1826 

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