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Chlamys (Plagioctenium) reedsi Vokes 1938 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 128810

Full reference: H. E. Vokes. 1938. Upper Miocene Mollusca from Springvale, Trinidad, British West Indies. American Museum Novitates 988:1-28

Belongs to Chlamys (Plagioctenium) according to H. E. Vokes 1938

Sister taxa: Argopecten abietis, Argopecten ameleus, Argopecten anteamplicostata, Argopecten antonitaensis, Argopecten callidus, Argopecten crassiradiatus, Argopecten cristobalensis, Argopecten daideleus, Argopecten demiurgus, Argopecten deserti, Argopecten diminutivus, Argopecten eboreus yorkensis, Argopecten eccentricus, Argopecten ericellus, Argopecten evermanni, Argopecten gibbus, Argopecten gilbertharrisi, Argopecten gratus, Argopecten hakei, Argopecten inaequalis, Argopecten insuetus, Argopecten invalidus, Argopecten irradians, Argopecten levicostatus, Argopecten mendenhalli, Argopecten nerterus, Argopecten parathetidis, Argopecten percarus, Argopecten purpuratus, Argopecten revellei, Argopecten subdolus, Argopecten sverdrupi, Argopecten thetidis, Argopecten uselmae, Argopecten venezualanus, Argopecten ventricosus, Argopecten woodringi, Chlamys (Argopecten) agronomica, Chlamys (Plagioctenium) howei, Pecten (Plagioctenium) mendenhalli, Pecten (Plagioctenium) operculiformis, Chlamys (Plagioctenium) mcguirti, Pecten (Plagioctenium) neahensis, Chlamys (Plagioctenium) diprosopa

Type specimen: Amer. Mus. No. 24989, a valve (one valve). Its type locality is Springvale (AMNH collection), which is in a Miocene coastal sandstone in Trinidad and Tobago.

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder