Argopecten eccentricus Gabb 1873 (calico scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combinations: Pecten (Plagioctenium) eccentricus, Pecten eccentricus, Pecten excentricus

Belongs to Argopecten according to T. R. Waller 2011

See also Maury 1917

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 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, Pecten (Plagioctenium) mendenhalli, Pecten (Plagioctenium) operculiformis, Chlamys (Plagioctenium) diprosopa, Chlamys (Plagioctenium) reedsi

Subtaxa: Argopecten eccentricus caimiticus Argopecten eccentricus lacabrensis

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Type specimen: ANSP 2854, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (7 collections)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (3)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (75)

Total: 85 collections each including a single occurrence

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