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Mimachlamys asperrima Lamarck 1819 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 61138

Alternative combinations: Chlamys (Chlamys) asperrima, Pecten asperrimus

Synonym: Chlamys australis Sowerby 1842 (taxon 59691)

Full reference: J. B. P. Lamarck. 1819. Histoire naturelle des Animaux sans vertèbres. Histoire des Polypes, Paris (Lanoë)

Belongs to Mimachlamys according to A. Beu and M. Taviani 2013

Sister taxa: Mimachlamys albolineatus, Mimachlamys angelonii, Mimachlamys asperrimoides, Mimachlamys australis, Mimachlamys blowi, Mimachlamys canalis, Mimachlamys famigerator, Mimachlamys funebris, Mimachlamys gloriosa, Mimachlamys kaneharai, Mimachlamys lentiginosa, Mimachlamys meisensis, Mimachlamys nobilis, Mimachlamys plebeia, Mimachlamys reconditus, Mimachlamys scabricostata, Mimachlamys senatoria, Mimachlamys singaporinus, Mimachlamys sturtiana, Mimachlamys vokesorum

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder