Xenophora conchyliophora Born 1780 (carrier shell)

Gastropoda - Xenophoroidea - Xenophoridae

Alternative combination: Trochus conchyliophorus

Synonym: Xenophora laevigata Fischer von Waldheim 1807

Belongs to Xenophora according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also Dall 1916, Harzhauser 2007, Martin 1904 and Olsson 1922

Sister taxa: Xenophora (Xenophora), Xenophora agglutinans, Xenophora calculifera, Xenophora carditigera, Xenophora corrugata, Xenophora crispa, Xenophora cummulans, Xenophora delecta, Xenophora deshayesi, Xenophora eocenica, Xenophora floridana, Xenophora konai, Xenophora palaeoafra, Xenophora pallidula, Xenophora paulinae, Xenophora robusta, Xenophora rugata, Xenophora senegalensis, Xenophora simiensis, Xenophora stocki, Xenophora tatei, Xenophora terpstrai, Xenophora textilina, Xenophora willisi, Xenophora zitteli

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Haiti (1 collection), United States (2: Florida)

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

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (2), Mexico (1), United States (1: South Carolina)

• Miocene of Brazil (3), Puerto Rico (4)

• Oligocene of United States (2: Georgia)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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