Chlamys (Chlamys) quilonensis Dey 1961 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combination: Chlamys quilonensis

Full reference: A. K. Dey. 1961. The Miocene Mollusca from Quilon, Kerala (India). Palaeontologica Indica 36

Belongs to Chlamys (Chlamys) according to R. P. Tiwari and R. P. Kachhara 2003

See also Dey 1961

Sister taxa: Chlamys (Chlamys) albida, Chlamys (Chlamys) anscutella, Chlamys (Chlamys) arakawai, Chlamys (Chlamys) behringiana, Chlamys (Chlamys) breidavikensis, Chlamys (Chlamys) callimorphus, Chlamys (Chlamys) chaixensis, Chlamys (Chlamys) coatsi, Chlamys (Chlamys) cosibensis, Chlamys (Chlamys) ermanensis, Chlamys (Chlamys) etolonensis, Chlamys (Chlamys) gackhense, Chlamys (Chlamys) harmeri, Chlamys (Chlamys) hastata, Chlamys (Chlamys) iljinensis, Chlamys (Chlamys) indissolubilis, Chlamys (Chlamys) islandica, Chlamys (Chlamys) itoigawae, Chlamys (Chlamys) iwamurensis, Chlamys (Chlamys) iwriensis, Chlamys (Chlamys) jordani, Chlamys (Chlamys) karaginskiensis, Chlamys (Chlamys) kavranensis, Chlamys (Chlamys) lioica, Chlamys (Chlamys) miyatokoensis, Chlamys (Chlamys) nenkalensis, Chlamys (Chlamys) otukae, Chlamys (Chlamys) parisiensis, Chlamys (Chlamys) plinsbachiensis, Chlamys (Chlamys) privalnajensis, Chlamys (Chlamys) pseudislandica, Chlamys (Chlamys) pseudohastata, Chlamys (Chlamys) pseudolioica, Chlamys (Chlamys) rendoi, Chlamys (Chlamys) rutteni, Chlamys (Chlamys) sendaiensis, Chlamys (Chlamys) tapensis, Chlamys (Chlamys) thalerus, Chlamys (Chlamys) tjornesensis, Chlamys (Chlamys) trinitiensis, Chlamys (Chlamys) varia, Chlamys (Chlamys) wajampolkensis, Chlamys (Chlamys) yastchanensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Quilon Limestone (Quilon, Kerala), which is in a Miocene carbonate limestone in the Quilon Limestone Formation of India

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Miocene of India (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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