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Semipallium foulcheri Tenison Woods 1865 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 101472

Alternative combinations: Notochlamys foulcheri, Pecten foulcheri

Synonym: Notochlamys antecedens Singleton 1941 (taxon 102304)

Belongs to Semipallium according to A. G. Beu and T.A. Darragh 2001

Sister taxa: Semipallium fulvicostatum, Semipallium hallae, Semipallium tigris, Semipallium trigris, Semipellium radula, Chlamys (Belchlamys) aktinos

Type specimens:

  • Semipallium foulcheri: NMV P302198, a shell
  • Notochlamys antecedens:

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 49.9 x 52.3