Chlamys egregius Nomland 1917 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combination: Pecten egregius

Full reference: J. O. Nomland. 1917. The Etchegoin Pliocene of middle California. University of California Publications, Bulletin of the Department of Geology 10(14):191-254

Belongs to Chlamys according to E. J. Moore 1984

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 biddleana, 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 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: UCMP 11090, a shell. Its type locality is UCMP 2991, which is in a Pliocene marine horizon in the Etchegoin Formation of California.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at UCMP 2991

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