Purpuriconus symmetricus Sowerby 1849 (cone shell)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Conidae

Alternative combinations: Conus (Leptoconus) symmetricus, Conus symmetricus

Belongs to Purpuriconus according to Tucker and Tenorio 2009

See also Maury 1917, Petuch 1988 and Woodring 1970

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Conus symmetricus domingensis Conus symmetricus semiobsoletus

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore


• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (4 collections)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (6)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (9), Panama (2)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Haiti (1)

• Oligocene of Costa Rica (1)

Total: 23 collections each including a single occurrence

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