Petaloconchus nigricans Dall 1884 (worm shell)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Vermetidae

Alternative combinations: Vermetus lumbricalis nigricans, Vermetus nigricans

Belongs to Petaloconchus according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Petaloconchus (Petaloconchus), Petaloconchus compactus, Petaloconchus complicatus, Petaloconchus domingensis, Petaloconchus floridanus, Petaloconchus intortus, Petaloconchus laddfranklinae, Petaloconchus macrophragma, Petaloconchus mcgintyi, Petaloconchus sculpturatus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Quaternary of Canada (3: Newfoundland and Labrador, Nunavut collections), Panama (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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