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Argopecten parathetidis Waller 2011 (calico scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 244819

Full reference: T. R. Waller. 2011. Neogene Paleontology of the Northern Dominican Republic. 24. Propeamussidae and Pectinidae (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Pectinoidea) of the Cibao Valley. Bulletins of American Paleontology (381)1-198

Belongs to Argopecten according to T. R. Waller 2011

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 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, Pecten (Plagioctenium) neahensis, Chlamys (Plagioctenium) diprosopa, Chlamys (Plagioctenium) reedsi

Type specimen: USNM 540962, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 13.3 x 14.0