Chlamys (Chlamys) varia Linnaeus 1758 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combinations: Chlamys varia, Ostrea varia, Pecten varius

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Chlamys (Chlamys) according to A. J. W. Hendy 2007

See also Linnaeus 1758 and Woods 1850

Sister taxa: Chlamys (Chlamys) albida, 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) otukae, Chlamys (Chlamys) parisiensis, Chlamys (Chlamys) plinsbachiensis, Chlamys (Chlamys) pseudislandica, Chlamys (Chlamys) pseudohastata, Chlamys (Chlamys) pseudolioica, Chlamys (Chlamys) quilonensis, Chlamys (Chlamys) rendoi, Chlamys (Chlamys) rutteni, Chlamys (Chlamys) sendaiensis, Chlamys (Chlamys) tapensis, Chlamys (Chlamys) thalerus, Chlamys (Chlamys) tjornesensis, Chlamys (Chlamys) trinitiensis, Chlamys (Chlamys) wajampolkensis, Chlamys (Chlamys) yastchanensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Quaternary of France (1 collection), Ireland (1), Italy (2), Morocco (2), the Netherlands (3)

• Pliocene of Greece (4), Italy (3), Spain (2)

• Miocene of Greece (2), Madagascar (2), Moldova (1), Romania (2)

Total: 25 collections each including a single occurrence

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