Chlamys biddleana Kellum 1926 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combination: Pecten biddleana

Full reference: L.B. Kellum. 1926. Paleontology and Stratigraphy of the Castle Hayne and Trent Marls in North Carolina. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper (143)1-56

Belongs to Chlamys according to K. V. Palmer and D. C. Brann 1965

See also Kellum 1926

Sister taxa: Chlamys (Anatipopecten), Chlamys (Azumapecten), Chlamys (Camptochlamys), Chlamys (Camptonectes), Chlamys (Chlamys), Chlamys (Leochlamys), Chlamys (Mimachlamys), Chlamys (Miyagipecten), Chlamys (Radulopecten), Chlamys (Scaeochlamys), Chlamys (Swiftopecten), Chlamys anapleus, Chlamys angsanana, Chlamys antiaustralis, Chlamys archiaciana, Chlamys ashiyaensis, Chlamys asperrimus, Chlamys badenpowelli, Chlamys bartschi, Chlamys bellicostata, Chlamys biarritzensis, Chlamys bifrons, Chlamys branneri, Chlamys cacawensis, Chlamys caillaudi, Chlamys calkinsi, Chlamys carinata, Chlamys choctavensis, Chlamys cinnabarina, Chlamys clarkeana, Chlamys cookei, Chlamys corteziana, Chlamys curvivarians, Chlamys cushmani, Chlamys decemnarius, Chlamys decussata, Chlamys dentata, Chlamys deshayesii, Chlamys dringi, Chlamys egregius, Chlamys elongata, Chlamys eupatagonicus, Chlamys exaratus, Chlamys faujasi, Chlamys feddeni, Chlamys fenestratus, Chlamys funebris, Chlamys goldfussi, Chlamys grossouvrei, Chlamys hertleini, Chlamys hodgei, Chlamys hupeanus, Chlamys indecisa, Chlamys ingeniosa, Chlamys jamviniensis, Chlamys janiroides, Chlamys kakanuia, Chlamys kebolintangensis, Chlamys kotaklensis, Chlamys kotorana, Chlamys kumanodoensis, Chlamys lentiginosa, Chlamys lowei, Chlamys matchgarensis, Chlamys mediacostatus, Chlamys menkrawitensis, Chlamys mercuria, Chlamys milvus, Chlamys miurensis, Chlamys nisataiensis, Chlamys nupera, Chlamys nuwokensis, Chlamys opuntia, Chlamys palmyrensis, Chlamys peroni, Chlamys picta, Chlamys portoricoensis, Chlamys praenuncius, Chlamys proavus, Chlamys rollei, Chlamys rubida, Chlamys ruschenbergerii, Chlamys sanctiludovici, Chlamys sanguinolenta, Chlamys santamaria, Chlamys scabrellus, Chlamys sespensis, Chlamys seymouri, Chlamys shitakaraensis, Chlamys sokolovi, Chlamys solea, Chlamys splendens, Chlamys squamosa, Chlamys subacuta, Chlamys substriata, Chlamys talahabensis, Chlamys tamurae, Chlamys tenuicostatus, Chlamys textoria, Chlamys titirangiensis, Chlamys tjaringinensis, Chlamys wahtubbeana, Pecten (Chlamys) alexandri, Pecten (Chlamys) articulatus, Pecten (Chlamys) caloosensis, Pecten (Chlamys) eboreus, Pecten (Chlamys) erlangeri, Pecten (Chlamys) prototranquebaricus, Pecten (Chlamys) rogersii, Pecten (Chlamys) satoi, Pecten (Chlamys) tauroperstriaus, Pecten (Chlamys) thompsoni, Pecten (Chlamys) wautubbeanus, Pecten (Chlamys) waylandi, Pecten (Chlamys) yneziana

Type specimen: Its type locality is USGS 10626 (Biddle Landing) Castle Hayne marl, Craven Co., N. Carolina, which is in a Bartonian marine wackestone/grainstone in the Castle Hayne Formation of North Carolina.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (4: North Carolina, South Carolina collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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