Lithopoma brevispinum Lamarck 1822 (snail)

Gastropoda - Turbinoidea - Turbinidae

Alternative combinations: Astralium brevispinum, Trochus brevispina

Synonym: Astraea (Lithopoma) differentia Weisbord 1962

Belongs to Lithopoma according to B. M. Landau et al. 2016

See also Landau and Marques da Silva 2010 and Olsson 1922

Sister taxa: Lithopoma americanum, Lithopoma caelatum, Lithopoma minutum, Lithopoma tectum, Lithopoma tuber, Pachypoma calcar, Pachypoma haueri, Pachypoma insolitum

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (2 collections), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene of Venezuela (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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