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Lyriochlamys Sobetski 1977 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 16784

Alternative spelling: Chlamys (Lyriochlamys)

Parent taxon: Pectinidae according to C. A. McRoberts 2011

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, Iranopecten, Janupecten, Jorgechlamys, Korobkovia, Kotorapecten, Leopecten, Lepidopecten, Leptopecten, Loxochlamys, Lyropecten, Lyssochlamys, Macrochlamis, Manupecten, Mclearniinae, Merklinia, Micronectes, Minnivola, Mirapecten, Miyagipecten, Nanaochlamys, Neithea, Nevadapecten, Nippononectes, Nodipecten, Ochotochlamys, Palliolinae, Pascahinnites, Pectininae, Pedinae, Periclaraia, Placopecten, Pleuronectites, Praechlamys, Prohinnites, Pseudopecten, Pseudopectininae, Radiopecten, Radulonectites, Rebeccapecten, Sectipecten, Serratovola, Spathochlamys, Spondylopecten, Stralopecten, Vertipecten, Volachlamys, Weylinae, Yabepecten, Philippia (Deperetia)

Subtaxa: Chlamys (Chlamys) cretosus, Chlamys (Lyriochlamys) fissicosta, Lyriochlamys otianus, Lyriochlamys traskii

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Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder