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Vertipecten nevadanus Conrad 1855 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 103065

Alternative combinations: Pecten (Vertipecten) nevadanus, Pecten nevadanus

Full reference: T. A. Conrad. 1855. Report Of Mr. T. A. Conrad On The Fossil Shells Collected In California By Wm. P. Blake, Geologist Of The Expedition Under The Command Of Lieutenant R. S. Williamson, United States Topographical Engineers. Description of the fossils and shells collected in California by William P. Blake, Geologist of the United States Pacific Railroad Survey in California. under the command of Lieut. R. S. Williamson, In 1853-54. Article 1 of Appendix to the Preliminary Geological Report of WIlliam P. Blake, Geologist of the Survey in California Under the Command of Lieut. R. S. Williamson. Palĉontology 5-21

Belongs to Vertipecten according to O.S. Adegoke 1969

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

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder