Chlamys opercularis (Linnaeus, 1758)
(queen scallop)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesChlamys opercularis (queen scallop)
GenusChlamys (a genus of scallops)
FamilyPECTINIDAE (scallops)
OrderPECTINOIDA (an order of molluscs)
ClassBIVALVIA (bivalves)
PhylumMOLLUSCA (slugs, snails, bivalves, octopus, sea slugs)
SuperphylumLOPHOTROCHOZOA (molluscs and relatives)
CladeBilateria (bilaterally symmetrical animals)
SubkingdomEUMETAZOA (metazoans)
KingdomANIMALIA (animals)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Chlamys opercularis (Queen Scallop) :
1: Chlamys opercularis (Queen Scallop)
25 Apr 2008 OSGR: SZ08 50° 40' N, 1° 60' W Vice County: Dorset (VC 9) England
2, dead half-shells washed up on beach after storm
Image 1: Right valve - inner surface - black backgroundImage 2: Right valve - outer surface - black backgroundImage 3: Right valve - outer surface - black background (2)Image 4: Right valve - inner surface - muscle scar(s) etc - close-up - enlargedImage 5: Right valve - outer surface - anterior ear - close-up - enlargedImage 6: Right valve - outer surface - ribs - close-up - enlarged

Chlamys opercularis (Queen Scallop) may be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

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