Argopecten ameleus Woodring 1925 (calico scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combination: Chlamys (Plagioctenium) ameleus

Belongs to Argopecten according to T. R. Waller 2011

Sister taxa: Argopecten abietis, Argopecten anteamplicostata, Argopecten antonitaensis, Argopecten callidus, Argopecten crassiradiatus, Argopecten cristobalensis, Argopecten daideleus, Argopecten demiurgus, Argopecten deserti, Argopecten diminutivus, Argopecten eboreus yorkensis, Argopecten eccentricus, Argopecten ericellus, Argopecten evermanni, Argopecten gibbus, Argopecten gilbertharrisi, Argopecten gratus, Argopecten hakei, Argopecten inaequalis, Argopecten insuetus, Argopecten invalidus, Argopecten irradians, Argopecten levicostatus, Argopecten mendenhalli, Argopecten nerterus, Argopecten parathetidis, Argopecten percarus, Argopecten purpuratus, Argopecten revellei, Argopecten subdolus, Argopecten sverdrupi, Argopecten thetidis, Argopecten uselmae, Argopecten venezualanus, Argopecten ventricosus, Argopecten woodringi, Chlamys (Argopecten) agronomica, Chlamys (Plagioctenium) howei, Pecten (Plagioctenium) mendenhalli, Pecten (Plagioctenium) operculiformis, Chlamys (Plagioctenium) mcguirti, Chlamys (Plagioctenium) diprosopa, Chlamys (Plagioctenium) reedsi

Type specimen: USNM 352785, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1 collection), Jamaica (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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