Pusula pediculus Linnaeus 1758 (snail)

Gastropoda - Velutinoidea - Triviidae

Alternative combinations: Cypraea pediculus, Niveria pediculus, Trivia pedicula, Trivia pediculus

Synonyms: Cypraea oniscus Röding 1798, Cypraea sulcata Dillwyn 1817, Niveria permagna Johnson 1910, Niveria permagna bermontiana Petuch 1994, Pusula bermontiana Petuch 1994, Pusula incerta Tucker and Wilson 1932, Trivia (Niveria) bermontiana Petuch 1994, Trivia incerta Tucker and Wilson 1932, Trivia permagna Johnson 1910

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

See also Cernohorsky 1971, Fehse and Grego 2014, Hendy et al. 2008, Maury 1917, Petuch and Roberts 2007, Rosenberg 2009, Tucker and Wilson 1932 and Weisbord 1962

Sister taxa: Pusula (Pusula), Pusula dadeensis, Pusula lindajoyceae, Pusula miccosukee, Pusula orientalis, Pusula radians, Pusula solandri, Pusula subpediculus

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Haiti (1 collection), Panama (1), United States (6: Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene of Jamaica (3), Venezuela (1)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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