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Chesapecten santamaria

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinidae

Chlamys (Lyropecten) santamaria was named by Tucker (1934).

It was recombined as Chesapecten (Chesapecten) santamaria by Ward (1992); it was recombined as Chesapecten santamaria by Hendy et al. (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1934Chlamys (Lyropecten) santamaria Tucker p. 615 figs. Plate 26, Fig. 2
1975Chlamys (Lyropecten) santamaria Ward and Blackwelder p. 11 figs. Plate 4, figures 3-6; plate 7, figures 5, 12
1992Chesapecten (Chesapecten) santamaria Ward p. 70
2008Chesapecten santamaria Hendy et al.

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EubilateriaAx 1987
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
OstreioniFerussac 1822
OstreataFerussac 1822
superorderOstreiformiiFerussac 1822
orderPectinida(Gray 1854)
suborderPectinidina(Adams and Adams 1858)
superfamilyPectinoideaRafinesque 1815
PectinoidaeRafinesque 1815
familyPectinidaeWilkes 1810
speciessantamaria(Tucker 1934)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Chesapecten santamaria Tucker 1934
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L. W. Ward and B. W. Blackwelder 1975Chesapecten santamaria has flattened ribs, a deep byssal notch, a short hinge area, exterior sculpture of uniform scabrous lirae, and an only slightly convex right valve.
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calcitef
Composition 2: aragonitef
Environment: marineo
Locomotion: facultatively mobilef
Life habit: low-level epifaunalf
Diet: suspension feederf
Vision: limitedf
Created: 2007-10-05 05:02:01
Modified: 2010-02-16 06:48:49
Source: f = family, o = order
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Miocene to the top of the Tortonian or 11.60800 to 7.24600 Ma

Collections (9 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246USA (Maryland) Chesapecten santamaria (70853 71636)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246USA (Virginia) Chesapecten santamaria (71625 71630 71632 71637)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333USA (Maryland) Chesapecten santamaria (51722 59303 59304)