Vertipecten porterensis Weaver 1912 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Alternative combinations: Pecten (Chlamys) porterensis, Pecten porterensis

Belongs to Vertipecten according to W. O. Addicott 1974

See also Durham 1944

Sister taxa: Vertipecten alexclarki, Vertipecten lachenbruchi, Vertipecten nevadanus, Vertipecten popofensis, Vertipecten yneziana

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Oligocene of United States (1: Washington collection)

• Eocene of United States (2: Washington)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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