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Chlamys cushmani Kellum 1926 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 102765

Alternative combination: Pecten cushmani

Full reference: L.B. Kellum. 1926. Paleontology and Stratigraphy of the Castle Hayne and Trent Marls in North Carolina. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper (143)1-56

Belongs to Chlamys according to K. V. Palmer and D. C. Brann 1965

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 ashiyaensis, Chlamys asper, 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 decemnarius, Chlamys decussata, Chlamys deshayesii, Chlamys dringi, Chlamys egregius, Chlamys eupatagonicus, Chlamys exaratus, Chlamys feddeni, Chlamys fenestratus, Chlamys funebris, Chlamys grossouvrei, Chlamys hertleini, Chlamys hodgei, Chlamys hupeanus, Chlamys indecisa, Chlamys ingeniosa, Chlamys jamviniensis, Chlamys janiroides, 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 picoensis, Chlamys picta, Chlamys portoricoensis, Chlamys praenuncius, Chlamys proavus, Chlamys rollei, Chlamys rubida, Chlamys ruschenbergerii, Chlamys sanctiludovici, Chlamys sanguinolenta, Chlamys scabrellus, Chlamys sespensis, Chlamys seymouri, Chlamys shitakaraensis, Chlamys sokolovi, Chlamys solea, Chlamys splendens, Chlamys squamosa, 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) santamaria, Pecten (Chlamys) satoi, Pecten (Chlamys) tauroperstriaus, Pecten (Chlamys) thompsoni, Pecten (Chlamys) waylandi

Type specimen: Its type locality is USGS 10627 (T.J.. Faulkner Farm), Castle Hayne LS, Pitt County, N. Carolina), which is in a Bartonian marine wackestone/grainstone in the Castle Hayne Formation of North Carolina.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder