Vasum haitensis Sowerby 1850 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turbinellidae

Alternative combinations: Turbinellus haitensis, Vasum (Vasum) haitense, Vasum haitense

Synonyms: Vasum engonatum Dall 1903, Vasum haitense engonatum Dall 1903, Vasum quirosense Hodson 1931

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

See also Maury 1917, Perrilliat 1987, Vokes 1970 and Vokes 1998

Sister taxa: Vasum (Hystrivasum), Vasum (Siphovasum), Vasum (Vasum), Vasum aedificatum, Vasum aquitanicum, Vasum basilicum, Vasum capitellum, Vasum dominicense, Vasum elongatum, Vasum excrenatum, Vasum gurabicum, Vasum humerosum, Vasum omanicum, Vasum pufferi, Vasum pugnus, Vasum stephanense, Vasum suwanneensis, Vasum tribulosum, Vasum tuberculatum, Vasum turbinellus

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (6 collections), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (3)

• Miocene of Brazil (2), Colombia (1), the Dominican Republic (6), Mexico (1), United States (3: Florida), Venezuela (2)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (1: Florida)

Total: 26 collections each including a single occurrence

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