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Laevichlamys Waller 1993 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 16748

Full reference: T.R. Waller. 1993. The evolution of "Chlamys" (Mollusca: Bivalva: Pectinidae) in the tropical western Atlantic and eastern Pacific. American Malacological Bulletin 10(2):195-249

Parent taxon: Chlamydini according to T.R. Waller 1993

Sister taxa: Abrachlamys, Austrochlamys, Austrohinnites, Dichotochlamys, Equichlamys, Leoclunipecten, Notochlamys, Ruthipecten, Serripecten, Talochlamys, Veprichlamys, Zygochlamys

Subtaxa: Laevichlamys irregularis, Laevichlamys lauensis, Laevichlamys lemniscatus, Laevichlamys limatulus, Laevichlamys mollitus, Laevichlamys multisquamata, Laevichlamys ruschenbergeri, Laevichlamys shirahamaensis, Laevichlamys squamosa, Laevichlamys wilhelminae

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder