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Chlamys milvus Cox 1928 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 300915

Full reference: L. R. Cox. 1928. The gastropod and lamellibranch molluscs, in The Belemnite marls of Charmouth, a series in the Lias of the Dorset Coast. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society 84:233-245

Belongs to Chlamys according to L. R. Cox 1928

Sister taxa: Chlamys (Anatipopecten), Chlamys (Azumapecten), Chlamys (Camptochlamys), Chlamys (Camptonectes), Chlamys (Chlamys), Chlamys (Leochlamys), Chlamys (Mimachlamys), Chlamys (Miyagipecten), Chlamys (Radulopecten), Chlamys (Scaeochlamys), Chlamys (Swiftopecten), Chlamys alockamanensis, Chlamys anapleus, Chlamys angsanana, Chlamys antiaustralis, Chlamys archiaciana, Chlamys ashiyaensis, Chlamys asperrimus, Chlamys badenpowelli, Chlamys bartschi, Chlamys behringiana, Chlamys bellicostata, Chlamys biarritzensis, Chlamys biddleana, Chlamys bifrons, Chlamys branneri, Chlamys cacawensis, Chlamys caillaudi, Chlamys calkinsi, Chlamys carinata, Chlamys choctavensis, Chlamys cinnabarina, Chlamys clarkeana, Chlamys cookei, Chlamys cornwalli, Chlamys corteziana, Chlamys cowlitzensis, Chlamys curvivarians, Chlamys cushmani, Chlamys decemnarius, Chlamys decussata, Chlamys dentata, Chlamys deshayesii, Chlamys dringi, Chlamys egregius, Chlamys elongata, Chlamys enfieldensis, Chlamys eupatagonicus, Chlamys exaratus, Chlamys faujasi, Chlamys feddeni, Chlamys fenestratus, Chlamys funebris, Chlamys goldfussi, Chlamys grossouvrei, Chlamys grunskyi, Chlamys hastata, Chlamys hertleini, Chlamys hodgei, Chlamys hupeanus, Chlamys indecisa, Chlamys ingeniosa, Chlamys jamviniensis, Chlamys janiroides, Chlamys jordani, Chlamys kakanuia, Chlamys kebolintangensis, Chlamys kotaklensis, Chlamys kotorana, Chlamys kumanodoensis, Chlamys landesi, Chlamys lentiginosa, Chlamys lowei, Chlamys matchgarensis, Chlamys mediacostatus, Chlamys menkrawitensis, Chlamys mercuria, Chlamys miurensis, Chlamys mojsisovicsi, Chlamys nisataiensis, Chlamys nupera, Chlamys nuwokensis, Chlamys opuntia, Chlamys palmyrensis, Chlamys peroni, Chlamys picta, Chlamys portoricoensis, Chlamys praenuncius, Chlamys proavus, Chlamys reticulata, Chlamys rollei, Chlamys rubida, Chlamys ruschenbergerii, Chlamys sanctiludovici, Chlamys sanguinolenta, Chlamys santamaria, Chlamys scabrellus, Chlamys sespeensis, Chlamys sespensis, Chlamys seymouri, Chlamys shitakaraensis, Chlamys sokolovi, Chlamys solea, Chlamys splendens, Chlamys squamosa, Chlamys subacuta, Chlamys substriata, Chlamys talahabensis, Chlamys tamurae, Chlamys tenuicostatus, Chlamys textoria, Chlamys titirangiensis, Chlamys tjaringinensis, Chlamys wahtubbeana, Chlamys washburnei, Pecten (Chlamys) alexandri, Pecten (Chlamys) articulatus, Pecten (Chlamys) caloosensis, Pecten (Chlamys) coronatiformis, Pecten (Chlamys) desiderii, Pecten (Chlamys) eboreus, Pecten (Chlamys) erlangeri, Pecten (Chlamys) prototranquebaricus, Pecten (Chlamys) rogersii, Pecten (Chlamys) rothpletzi, Pecten (Chlamys) sakitoensis, Pecten (Chlamys) satoi, Pecten (Chlamys) scutella, Pecten (Chlamys) subalpinus, Pecten (Chlamys) subdextilis, Pecten (Chlamys) tauroperstriaus, Pecten (Chlamys) thompsoni, Pecten (Chlamys) wautubbeanus, Pecten (Chlamys) waylandi, Pecten (Chlamys) yneziana

Type specimen: BMNH L.48650, a valve (left valve). Its type locality is Bed 121, Belemnite Stone, Charmouth, which is in an Ibex offshore lime mudstone in the Belemnite Marls Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): valve length 18.5