Vertipecten popofensis MacNeil 1967 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

Belongs to Vertipecten according to W. O. Addicott 1974

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

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Popof Island, Shumagin Islands, USGS 3563 (Oligocene of Alaska)

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