PaleoDB taxon number: 158546
Alternative combination: Pecten (Chlamys) delawarensis
Full reference: H. G. Richards and A. Harbison. 1944. Well-boring at Brandywine Lighthouse in Delaware Bay. Part I. - Geology and Macrofossils. Notulae Naturae 132:1-14
Type specimen: NJSM 10682, a shell. Its type locality is Brandywine Lighthouse well, 825 ft, which is in an Eocene coastal siltstone in New Jersey.
Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder
Average measurements (in mm): shell 6.80 x 5.40