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Tribe Crassadomini Waller 1993 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 87095

Full reference: T.R. Waller. 1993. The evolution of "Chlamys" (Mollusca: Bivalva: Pectinidae) in the tropical western Atlantic and eastern Pacific. American Malacological Bulletin 10(2):195-249

Parent taxon: Pedinae according to J. G. Carter et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Fortipectinini, Mimachlamydini, Pedini

Subtaxa: Caribachlamys

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Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder