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Talochlamys eyrei Tate 1886 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 101466

Alternative combinations: Chlamys eyrei, Pecten eyrei

Synonyms: Chlamys flindersi Tate 1886 (no. 102265), Pecten flindersi Tate 1886 (no. 83991)

Full reference: R. Tate. 1886. The lamellibranchs of the Older Tertiary of Australia (part 1). Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 8:96-158

Belongs to Talochlamys according to T. A. Darragh and G. W. Kendrick 2008

Sister taxa: Talochlamys badioriva, Talochlamys consociata, Talochlamys dichroa, Talochlamys famigerator, Talochlamys gemmulata, Talochlamys keiloriana, Talochlamys laticostata, Talochlamys multilamellata, Talochlamys multistriata, Talochlamys pulleiniana, Talochlamys pusio, Talochlamys williamsoni, Talochlamys zelandiae

Type specimens:

  • Talochlamys eyrei: SAM T941A, a shell
  • Pecten flindersi:

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 46.1 x 48.6