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Claraia jiangyouensis Gou and Lin 1996 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pterinopectinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 171876

Full reference: Z. H. Gou and M. B. Lin. 1996. The bivalve fauna of Feixianguan Formation in Majiaoba area, Jiangyou, Sichuan. Journal of Chengdu Institute of Technology 23:80-84

Belongs to Claraia according to Z. H. Gou and M. B. Lin 1996

Sister taxa: Claraia (Pteroclaraia), Claraia amygdaliformis, Claraia anulata, Claraia aurita, Claraia bioni, Claraia chakkapaki, Claraia clarai, Claraia concentrica, Claraia dieneri, Claraia extrema, Claraia fenghaiensis, Claraia fukianensis, Claraia griesbachi, Claraia guangyuanensis, Claraia guizhouensis, Claraia hunanica, Claraia intermedia, Claraia liuqiaoensis, Claraia longyanensis, Claraia mulleri, Claraia pamirensis, Claraia perthensis, Claraia posidoniformis, Claraia pulchella, Claraia radialis, Claraia shabaonica, Claraia stachei, Claraia stavropolica, Claraia subwangi, Claraia vozini, Claraia wangi, Claraia zhongzaiensis, Pseudomonotis (Claraia) extrema, Pseudomonotis (Claraia) kilenensis

Type specimen: Chengdu Inst Tech 6001-7, a valve (Left valve). Its type locality is Majiaoba, Claraia wangi zone, Jiangyou, which is in a Griesbachian marine horizon in the Feixianguan Formation of China.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder