Popof Island, Shumagin Islands, USGS 3563 (Oligocene of the United States)

Where: Aleutians East County, Alaska (55.2° N, 160.2° W: paleocoordinates 58.3° N, 154.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Oligocene (33.9 - 23.0 Ma)

• middle Oligocene

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

• No paleoenvironmental reported.

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying,

• Collections examined by F.S. MacNeil and D. Taylor (USGS), 1962. Collections are reposited at USGS Menlo Park, or presumably USNM (not reported)

Primary reference: F. S. MacNeil. 1967. Cenozoic Pectinids of Alaska, Iceland, and Other Northern Regions. Geological survey professional paper [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187107: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 14.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

• No other fossils mentioned.
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Vertipecten popofensis MacNeil 1967 scallop