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Argopecten gibbus Linnaeus 1758 (calico scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 90997

Alternative combinations: Aequipecten gibbus, Chlamys (Plagioctenium) gibbus, Ostrea gibba, Pecten (Chlamys) gibbus, Pecten (Plagioctenium) gibbus, Pecten gibbus

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Argopecten according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

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 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

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder