Praechlamys valoniensis Defrance 1825 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combinations: Chlamys (Chlamys) valoniensis, Chlamys valoniensis, Pecten valoniensis

Belongs to Praechlamys according to S. E. Damborenea 2012

See also Aberhan 1998, Damborenea 2002, Damborenea and ManceƱido 2012, Henry 1876 and Yin and McRoberts 2006

Sister taxa: Praechlamys foezyi, Praechlamys hohxilensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Jurassic of Argentina (3 collections), Canada (3: Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon), Chile (2), China (2), France (2), Italy (4), the United Kingdom (4)

• Triassic of Argentina (6), Austria (1), France (1), Italy (2), the United Kingdom (13)

Total: 43 collections each including a single occurrence

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