Caribachlamys guayubinensis Waller 2011 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Full reference: T. R. Waller. 2011. Neogene Paleontology of the Northern Dominican Republic. 24. Propeamussidae and Pectinidae (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Pectinoidea) of the Cibao Valley. Bulletins of American Paleontology (381)1-198

Belongs to Caribachlamys according to T. R. Waller 2011

Sister taxa: Caribachlamys imbricata, Caribachlamys jungi, Caribachlamys mildredae, Caribachlamys ornatus, Caribachlamys paucirama, Caribachlamys sentis

Type specimen: USNM 540944, a shell. Its type locality is TU 1438, Guayubin [Mao Fm], which is in a Zanclean marine siliciclastic in the Mao Adentro Formation of the Dominican Republic.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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