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Agerchlamys boellingi Taylor and Guex 2002 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 298141

Full reference: D. G. Taylor and J. Guex. 2002. The Triassic/Jurassic System boundary in the John Day Inlier, east-central Oregon. Oregon Geology 64:3-28

Belongs to Agerchlamys according to D. G. Taylor and J. Guex 2002

Sister taxon: Agerchlamys wunschae

Type specimen: NWMNH 25510, a valve. Its type locality is Reno Draw, section d, lower Ferguson Hill Mb, which is in a Hettangian marine limestone in the Sunrise Formation of Nevada.

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): valve length 38.9