Columbella mercatoria Linnaeus 1758 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Columbellidae

Alternative combination: Voluta mercatoria

Synonym: Columbella williamgabbi Weisbord 1962

Belongs to Columbella according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Jung 1994

Sister taxa: Columbella (Columbella), Columbella asphaltoda, Columbella calvertensis, Columbella erythrostoma, Columbella herklotsi, Columbella labreana, Columbella lacteoides, Columbella lopezana, Columbella ornata, Columbella platynema, Columbella rusticoides, Columbella submercatoria, Columbella sulcata

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Bahamas (4 collections), Bermuda (5), Cayman Islands (2), Cuba (3), Haiti (2), Jamaica (2), Panama (1), United States (1: Florida), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene of Venezuela (2)

Total: 23 collections each including a single occurrence

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