Strombus proximus Sowerby 1850 (conch)

Gastropoda - Stromboidea - Strombidae

Synonyms: Strombus fragilis Moore 1863, Strombus pugiloides Guppy 1866

Belongs to Strombus according to J. R. Freiheit and D. H. Geary 2009

See also Maury 1917 and Olsson 1922

Sister taxa: Strombus (Austrombus), Strombus (Conomurex), Strombus (Dolomena), Strombus (Doxander), Strombus (Euprotomus), Strombus (Eustrombus), Strombus (Gibberulus), Strombus (Labiostrombus), Strombus (Laevistrombus), Strombus (Lentigo), Strombus (Macrostrombus), Strombus (Strombus), Strombus (Tricornis), Strombus alatus, Strombus arayaensis, Strombus bifrons, Strombus blanci, Strombus contortus, Strombus cossmanni, Strombus daviesi, Strombus evergladesensis, Strombus fasciatus, Strombus fasciatus, Strombus floridanus, Strombus galeatus, Strombus gatunensis, Strombus glaber, Strombus herklotsi, Strombus inflatus, Strombus javanus, Strombus junghuhni, Strombus labiatus, Strombus lindae, Strombus mekranicus, Strombus nodosus, Strombus pugilis, Strombus sedanensis, Strombus tournoueri, Strombus triangulatus, Strombus uncatus, Strombus urceus, Strombus vomer

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (8 collections)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (14)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (30), Mexico (2), Puerto Rico (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Haiti (1)

Total: 56 collections each including a single occurrence

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