Dhondtichlamys Waller 2001 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Synonym: Microchlamys Sobetski 1977 [replaced name]

Parent taxon: Palliolinae according to T. R. Waller 2006

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Adamussiini, Eburneopectinini, Lissochlamys, Mesopeplini, Palliolini, Palliolum, Pseudamussium, Pseudentoliini, Serripectinini, Hemipecten

Subtaxa: Dhondtichlamys delawarensis Dhondtichlamys greggi Dhondtichlamys johnsoni Dhondtichlamys pulchellus

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Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (1: New Jersey collection)

• Paleocene of United States (17: Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina)

• Cretaceous of Belgium (1), Denmark (3), Germany (4), Kazakhstan (1), the Netherlands (1), Poland (6), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 36 collections including 37 occurrences

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