Caribachlamys ornatus Lamarck 1819 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combinations: Chlamys ornatus, Pecten (Chlamys) ornatus, Pecten ornatus

Belongs to Caribachlamys according to T.R. Waller 1993

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

Type specimen: GNH 1088/75, a shell

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Quaternary of the Bahamas (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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