Spathochlamys vaginula Dall 1898 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

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

Belongs to Spathochlamys according to T. R. Waller 2011

See also Waller 1993

Sister taxa: Spathochlamys benedicti, Spathochlamys vestalis

Type specimen: USNM 135786, a shell

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (3 collections), Jamaica (4), United States (2: Florida)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (4)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (17)

Total: 30 collections each including a single occurrence

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