Jorgechlamys centralis Sowerby 1846 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combinations: Chlamys centralis, Equichlamys centralis, Mesopeplum centralis, Pecten centralis

Belongs to Jorgechlamys according to M. Griffin and S. N. Nielsen 2008

See also Frassinetti and Covacevich 1999 and Gazdzicki and Pugaczewska 1984

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Antarctica (2 collections)

• Miocene of Argentina (3), Chile (3)

• Deseadan of Argentina (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Eocene of Argentina (1)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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