Conasprelloides planiliratus Sowerby 1850 (cone shell)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Conidae

Alternative combinations: Conus (Leptoconus) planiliratus, Conus planiliratus

Belongs to Conasprelloides according to Tucker and Tenorio 2009

See also Hanna 1926, Maury 1917, Olsson 1922, Olsson 1964, Petuch 1988 and Woodring 1928

Sister taxon: Conasprelloides multiliratus

Subtaxa: Conus planiliratus bocasensis

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Type specimen: BMNH 12799, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore


• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1 collection), the Dominican Republic (4), Ecuador (1), Jamaica (3), United States (1: California)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (4)

• Miocene of Colombia (1), the Dominican Republic (6)

Total: 21 collections each including a single occurrence

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