Argopecten ventricosus Sowerby 1842 (calico scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combinations: Chlamys (Argopecten) cricularis, Pecten (Plagioctenium) ventricosus, Pecten ventricosus

Synonyms: Aequipecten circularis Sowerby 1835, Argopecten circularis Sowerby 1835, Argopecten circularis calli Hertlein 1925, Pecten (Pecten) compactus Dall 1898, Pecten (Plagioctenium) calli Hertlein 1925, Pecten (Plagioctenium) circularis Sowerby 1835, Pecten (Plagioctenium) newsomi Arnold 1903, Pecten (Plagioctenium) subventricosus Dall 1898, Pecten circularis Sowerby 1835, Pecten compactus Dall 1898, Pecten fililextus Li 1930, Pecten inca d'Orbigny 1846, Pecten newsomi Arnold 1903, Pecten solidulus Reeve 1853

Belongs to Argopecten according to E. V. Coan and P. Valentich-Scott 2012

See also Coan et al. 2000, Dhondt 1971, Durham 1950, Hertlein 1925, Hertlein 1968, Jordan and Hertlein 1926, Moore 1984 and Woodring 1982

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 levicostatus, Argopecten mendenhalli, Argopecten nerterus, Argopecten parathetidis, Argopecten percarus, Argopecten purpuratus, Argopecten revellei, Argopecten subdolus, Argopecten sverdrupi, Argopecten thetidis, Argopecten uselmae, Argopecten venezualanus, Argopecten woodringi, Chlamys (Argopecten) agronomica, Chlamys (Plagioctenium) howei, Pecten (Plagioctenium) mendenhalli, Pecten (Plagioctenium) operculiformis, Chlamys (Plagioctenium) mcguirti, Chlamys (Plagioctenium) diprosopa, Chlamys (Plagioctenium) reedsi

Subtaxa: Argopecten circularis eldridgei Argopecten circularis impostor Pecten circularis caucanus Pecten circularis venezuelanus

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (1 collection), Ecuador (1), Mexico (6), Panama (2), United States (8: California)

• Pliocene of Chile (1), Ecuador (6), Mexico (4)

Total: 29 collections each including a single occurrence

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