Talochlamys Iredale 1929 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Parent taxon: Chlamydini according to A. G. Beu and T.A. Darragh 2001

See also Spencer et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Abrachlamys, Austrochlamys, Austrohinnites, Dichotochlamys, Equichlamys, Laevichlamys, Leoclunipecten, Notochlamys, Ruthipecten, Serripecten, Veprichlamys, Zygochlamys

Subtaxa: Talochlamys badioriva Talochlamys consociata Talochlamys dichroa Talochlamys eyrei Talochlamys famigerator Talochlamys gemmulata Talochlamys keiloriana Talochlamys laticostata Talochlamys multilamellata Talochlamys pulleiniana Talochlamys pusio Talochlamys williamsoni Talochlamys zelandiae

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Type: Chlamys famigerator

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Ireland (1 collection), Italy (1), New Zealand (1), Portugal (2)

• Pliocene of Algeria (1), Portugal (1), the United Kingdom (7)

• Miocene of Algeria (13), Australia (9), Iran (2), Morocco (7), New Zealand (2), Somalia (2), Spain (3)

• Oligocene of Australia (2), New Zealand (3)

• Eocene of Australia (6)

• Paleocene of New Zealand (1)

Total: 64 collections including 66 occurrences

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