Interchlamys interlineata Gabb 1873 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combinations: Chlamys (Lyropecten) interlineatus, Pecten (Chlamys) interlineatus, Pecten interlineatus

Synonyms: Argopecten crucianus Cooke 1919, Chlamys cruciana Cooke 1919, Pecten (Plagioctenium) crucianus Cooke 1919, Pecten (Plagioctenium) gabbi Dall 1898

Belongs to Interchlamys according to T. R. Waller 2011

See also Cooke 1919, Hendy et al. 2008, Hodson et al. 1927 and Mongin 1968

Sister taxon: Interchlamys jacobiana

Subtaxa: Pecten interlineatus aidei

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Type specimens:

  • Interchlamys interlineata: ANSP 2846, a shell
  • Chlamys cruciana: USNM 167108, a shell.
  • Pecten (Plagioctenium) gabbi:

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Pliocene of Cuba (1 collection), the Dominican Republic (1)

• Miocene of Venezuela (2)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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