Chama Linnaeus, 1758

Valentich-Scott, Paul & Coan, Eugene V., 2010, A new species of Chama (Bivalvia, Chamidae) from Mexico, Zootaxa 2446, pp. 65-68 : 65

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.293938

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6196193

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Chama Linnaeus, 1758
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Genus Chama Linnaeus, 1758

Chama Linnaeus, 1758 . Type species (subsequent designation Children, 1823); Opinion 484 ( ICZN, 1957): Chama lazarus Linnaeus, 1758 . Recent, Indo-Pacific.

Diagnosis: Shell irregular, very inequivalve, with cupped left or right valve attached to substratum and opposite valve flattened; umbones recurved, prosogyrate, unequal; attached valve frequently with deep subumbonal chamber; sculpture frequently with foliaceous commarginal frills; top valve commarginal lamellae or spines, frequently eroded; adult hinge plate strong with ponderous teeth.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Mollusca

Class

Bivalvia

Order

Veneroida

Family

Chamidae

Loc

Chama Linnaeus, 1758

Valentich-Scott, Paul & Coan, Eugene V. 2010
2010
Loc

Chama

Linnaeus 1758
1758
Loc

Chama lazarus

Linnaeus 1758
1758