Loxochlamys Waller and Stanley 2005 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Full reference: T. R. Waller and G. D. Stanley. 2005. Middle Triassic pteriomorphian Bivalvia (Mollusca) from the New Pass Range, west-central Nevada: systematics, biostratigraphy, paleoecology, and paleobiogeography. Journal of Paleontology 79(Supplement):1-64

Parent taxon: Pectinidae according to S. Ros-Franch et al. 2014

See also Waller and Stanley 2005

Sister taxa: Agerchlamys, Altaipecten, Amusium, Amussiopecten, Argopecten, Athlopecten, Avichlamys, Batequeus, Bractechlamys, Camptonectes, Camptonectinae, Canadonectites, Chesapecten, Chlamydinae, Chlamys, Complicachlamys, Coralichlamys, Costamussium, Costellamussiopecten, Crenamussium, Cristatopecten, Decadopecten, Decatopecten, Dimarzipecten, Eopecten, Euvola, Excellichlamys, Flabellipecten, Flexopecten, Fortipecten, Gigantopecten, Giraliapecten, Granulochlamys, Hunanonectes, Indopecten, Janupecten, Jorgechlamys, Korobkovia, Kotorapecten, Leopecten, Lepidopecten, Leptopecten, Lyriochlamys, Lyropecten, Macrochlamis, Manupecten, Mclearniinae, Merklinia, Micronectes, Minnivola, Mirapecten, Nanaochlamys, Neithea, Nevadapecten, Nippononectes, Nodipecten, Ochotochlamys, Palliolinae, Pascahinnites, Pectininae, Pedinae, Periclaraia, Philippia, Placopecten, Pleuronectites, Praechlamys, Prohinnites, Pseudopecten, Pseudopectininae, Radiopecten, Radulonectites, Radulopecten, Rebeccapecten, Sectipecten, Serratovola, Spathochlamys, Spondylopecten, Stralopecten, Tosapecten, Vertipecten, Volachlamys, Weylinae, Yabepecten

Subtaxa: Loxochlamys chiwanae Loxochlamys corallina Loxochlamys sasuchan

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Type: Loxochlamys corallina

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Bed SC20, South Canyon, New Pass Range (Triassic of Nevada)

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