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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Spiralia
Cladus: Lophotrochozoa
Phylum: Mollusca
Classis: Bivalvia
Subclassis: Pteriomorphia
Ordo: Pectinida
Superfamilia: Pectinoidea

Familia: Pectinidae
Subfamilia: Pectininae
Tribus: Decatopectinini
Genus: Bractechlamys Species: B. adorabilis – B. corallinoides – B. evecta – B. georgei – B. langfordi – B. nodulifera – B. oweni – B. vexillum –

Bractechlamys Iredale, 1939

Type species: Bractechlamys evecta Iredale, 1939


Iredale, 1939: Mollusca, part I Great Barrier Reef Expedition, 1928-29. Scientific Reports. 5(6): 209–426
Bractechlamys in the World Register of Marine Species

Bractechlamys is a genus of molluscs in the family Pectinidae.[1]
Selected species

Bractechlamys antillarum (Recluz, 1853) — Antillean scallop
Bractechlamys vexillum (Reeves 1853)


Abbott, R.T. & Morris, P.A. A Field Guide to Shells: Atlantic and Gulf Coasts and the West Indies. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1995. 29.

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