Conus (Contraconus) adversarius Conrad 1840 (cone shell)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Conidae

Alternative combinations: Contraconus adversarius, Conus adversarius

Synonyms: Contraconus berryi Petuch 1994, Contraconus heilprini Petuch 1994, Contraconus lindajoyceae Petuch 1991, Contraconus mitchellorum Petuch 1994, Contraconus osceolai Petuch 1991, Contraconus petiti Petuch 2004, Contraconus schmidti Petuch 1991, Contraconus scotti Petuch 1994, Contraconus tryoni Heilprin 1886, Conus tryoni Heilprin 1886

Belongs to Conus (Contraconus) according to J. R. Hendricks 2008

See also DuBar 1958, Olsson and Harbison 1953 and Olsson and Petit 1964

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (6: Florida, South Carolina collections)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of United States (12: Florida, South Carolina, Virginia)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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