Talochlamys pusio Linnaeus 1758 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combinations: Chlamys pusio, Crassadoma pusio, Ostrea pusio, Pecten pusio

Synonyms: Chlamys distorta da Costa 1778, Hinnites distortus da Costa 1778, Pecten distortus da Costa 1778

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 Talochlamys according to A. Alejandrino et al. 2011

See also Azzaroli 1958, Callapez and Ferreira Soares 2000, Cox 1936, Mongin 1968, Poppe and Goto 1993, Waller 1993 and Woods 1850

Sister taxa: Talochlamys badioriva, Talochlamys consociata, Talochlamys dichroa, Talochlamys eyrei, Talochlamys famigerator, Talochlamys gemmulata, Talochlamys keiloriana, Talochlamys laticostata, Talochlamys multilamellata, Talochlamys pulleiniana, Talochlamys williamsoni, Talochlamys zelandiae

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Portugal (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Algeria (1), the United Kingdom (7)

• Miocene of Algeria (13), Iran (2), Morocco (7), Somalia (2), Spain (3)

Total: 36 collections each including a single occurrence

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