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Semipallium Lamy 1928 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 17021

Synonyms: Belchlamys Iredale 1929 (no. 59351), Chlamys (Belchlamys) Iredale 1929 (no. 59352)

Parent taxon: Chlamydinae according to H. G. Spencer et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Aequipecten, Crassadoma, Cryptopecten, Hilberia, Patriciapecten, Psychrochlamys, Taimyronectes, Janopecten, Hinnites

Subtaxa: Chlamys (Belchlamys) aktinos, Semipallium foulcheri, Semipallium fulvicostatum, Semipallium hallae, Semipallium tigris, Semipallium trigris, Semipellium radula

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Type: Pecten trigris

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder