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Zygochlamys Ihering 1907 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 17101

Alternative spelling: Chlamys (Zygochlamys)

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

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

Subtaxa: Chlamys (Zygochlamys) jorgensis, Zygochlamys actinodes, Zygochlamys geminata, Zygochlamys jorgensis, Zygochlamys patagonica

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Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder