Argopecten Monterosato 1889 (calico scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative spelling: Chlamys (Argopecten)

Synonyms: Aequipecten (Plagioctenium) Dall 1898, Chlamys (Plagioctenium) Dall 1898, Pecten (Plagioctenium) Dall 1898, Plagioctenium Dall 1898

Parent taxon: Pectinidae according to J. A. Todd 2001

See also Coan et al. 2000, del Rio 1992, DuBar 1958, Gardner 1943, Olsson 1967, Sepkoski 2002, Tavora et al. 2004, Ward and Blackwelder 1987 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Agerchlamys, Altaipecten, Amusium, Amussiopecten, Athlopecten, Avichlamys, Batequeus, Bractechlamys, Camptonectes, Camptonectinae, Canadonectites, Chesapecten, Chlamydinae, Chlamys, Complicachlamys, Coralichlamys, Costamussium, Costellamussiopecten, Crenamussium, Cristatopecten, Decadopecten, Decatopecten, Dimarzipecten, Eopecten, Euvola, Excellichlamys, Flabellipecten, Flexopecten, Fortipecten, Gigantopecten, Giraliapecten, Granulochlamys, Hunanonectes, Indopecten, Janupecten, Jorgechlamys, Korobkovia, Kotorapecten, Leopecten, Lepidopecten, Leptopecten, Loxochlamys, Lyriochlamys, Lyropecten, Macrochlamis, Manupecten, Mclearniinae, Merklinia, Micronectes, Minnivola, Mirapecten, Nanaochlamys, Neithea, Nevadapecten, Nippononectes, Nodipecten, Ochotochlamys, Palliolinae, Pascahinnites, Pectininae, Pedinae, Periclaraia, Philippia, Placopecten, Pleuronectites, Praechlamys, Prohinnites, Pseudopecten, Pseudopectininae, Radiopecten, Radulonectites, Radulopecten, Rebeccapecten, Sectipecten, Serratovola, Spathochlamys, Spondylopecten, Stralopecten, Tosapecten, Vertipecten, Volachlamys, Weylinae, Yabepecten

Subtaxa: 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 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) diprosopa Chlamys (Plagioctenium) reedsi Pecten (Plagioctenium) mendenhalli Pecten (Plagioctenium) operculiformis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Cayman Islands (2 collections), Colombia (1), Costa Rica (5), Cuba (1), Ecuador (1), Haiti (4), Mexico (6), Panama (4), Peru (7), Thailand (1), United States (56: California, Delaware, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (2: Florida)

• Pliocene of Chile (2), Colombia (10), Costa Rica (9), the Dominican Republic (17), Ecuador (11), Haiti (2), Jamaica (7), Mexico (44), Panama (19), Portugal (1), Trinidad and Tobago (5), United States (16: California, Florida, South Carolina), Venezuela (11)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (15), United States (1: California)

• Miocene of Argentina (6), Brazil (11), Colombia (11), Cuba (1), the Dominican Republic (104), Ecuador (4), Grenada (2), Haiti (1), India (1), Mexico (3), Panama (41), Peru (1), Trinidad and Tobago (4), United States (3: Florida, New Jersey), Venezuela (30)

• Oligocene of Antigua and Barbuda (1), Costa Rica (1), Panama (1), United States (1: California)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Haiti (1)

Total: 489 collections including 589 occurrences

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