Chlamys badenpowelli Weir 1929 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Full reference: J. Weir. 1929. Jurassic Fossils from Jubaland, East Africa, Collected by V. G. Glenday, And the Jurassic Geology of Somaliland. Monographs of the Geological Department of the Hunterian Museum, Glasgow University 1-63

Belongs to Chlamys according to J. Weir 1929

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 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 egregius, 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, Costamussium zandaensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Rukesa (Middle Muddy Limestone), which is in a Kimmeridgian/Oxfordian carbonate limestone in the Daua Limestone Formation of Kenya

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Rukesa (Middle Muddy Limestone)

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