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Leochlamys erici Wiedey 1928 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 293035

Alternative combination: Pecten (Chlamys) erici

Full reference: L. W. Wiedey. 1928. Notes on the Vaqueros and Temblor formations of the California Miocene with descriptions of new species. Transactions of the San Diego Society of Natural History 5(10):95-182

Belongs to Leochlamys according to E. J. Moore 1984

Sister taxa: Chlamys (Leochlamys) iwakiana, Chlamys (Leochlamys) namigataensis, Chlamys (Leochlamys) tanassevitschi, Chlamys (Leochlamys) tugidakensis, Leochlamys columbiana

Type specimen: SDSNH 27, a valve

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 58.0 x 65.0