Polystira barretti Guppy 1866 (turrid)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turridae

Alternative combinations: Pleuroliria (Polystira) barretti, Pleurotoma barretti, Turris albida barretti

Belongs to Polystira according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also Thomas 1972, Weisbord 1929, Woodring 1928 and Woodring 1970

Sister taxa: Polystira albida, Polystira antillarum, Polystira bayeri, Polystira coltrorum, Polystira communis, Polystira ecuadoriana, Polystira englishi, Polystira florencae, Polystira formosissima, Polystira gruneri, Polystira haitensis, Polystira jelskii, Polystira lindae, Polystira macra, Polystira opulenta, Polystira oxytropis, Polystira starretti, Polystira sunderlandi, Polystira tellea, Polystira tenagos, Polystira vibex, Polystira virgo

Type specimen: BMNH 64065, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore


• Pliocene of Colombia (2 collections), Haiti (1), Jamaica (6), Mexico (1), United States (2: California)

• Miocene of Brazil (3), Colombia (6), the Dominican Republic (2), Ecuador (1), Mexico (1), United States (1: Maryland), Venezuela (5)

Total: 31 collections each including a single occurrence

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