Lopha (Lopha) vicksburgensis Conrad 1848 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

Alternative combinations: Alectryonella vicksburgensis, Alectryonia vicksburgensis, Ostrea vicksburgensis

Belongs to Lopha (Lopha) according to D. T. Dockery 1982

See also Dall 1916, Harris 1919, Kosnik 2002, Mansfield 1940 and Palmer and Brann 1965

Sister taxa: Lopha (Lopha) aucapitainei, Lopha (Lopha) babatagensis, Lopha (Lopha) morgani, Lopha (Lopha) veatchii

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Mexico (3 collections), United States (45: Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi)

• Eocene of United States (10: Alabama, Mississippi)

Total: 58 collections each including a single occurrence

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