A new species of scallop, Chlamys elsae n. sp. is described from off Bohol, Philippines. The species is provisionally placed in the subgenus Coralichlamys. This subgenus was hitherto only represented by Chlamys (Coralichlamys) madreporarum (Sowerby 2nd, 1842).

taxonomy, Pectinidae, Chlamys elsae, Bivalvia, Southern Philippines
Basteria

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H.P. Wagner. (1988). A new scallop species (Mollusca; Bivalvia; Pectinidae) from the southern Philippines. Basteria, 52(1/3), 37–39.