Argopecten levicostatus Toula 1909 (calico scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combinations: Pecten (Chlamys) levicostatus, Pecten levicostatus

Synonyms: Pecten circularis cornellanus Hodson and Hodson 1927, Pecten cornellanus Hodson and Hodson 1927

Belongs to Argopecten according to W. P. Woodring 1982

See also Barrios 1960, Brown and Pilsbry 1911 and Olsson 1922

Sister taxa: Argopecten abietis, Argopecten ameleus, 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 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

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Colombia (1 collection), Costa Rica (2), Panama (1), Portugal (1)

• Miocene of Panama (14), Venezuela (10)

• Oligocene of Costa Rica (1)

Total: 30 collections each including a single occurrence

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