Latirus Monfort 1810 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae

Alternative spelling: Lathyrus

Parent taxon: Peristerniinae according to G. J. Vermeij and M. A. Snyder 2006

See also Ladd 1977, Ladd 1982, MacNeil 1960, Olsson 1931, Olsson and Harbison 1953, Sepkoski 2002, Snyder 2003, Sohl 1964, Todd 2001, Vredenburg 1921, Wilson 1994 and Woodring 1964

Sister taxa: Aptycholathyrus, Benimakia, Brocchitas, Bullockus, Crassicantharus, Dennantia, Dolicholatirus, Exilifusus, Fractolatirus, Fusolatirus, Hemipolygona, Lamellilatirus, Latirogona, Latirolagena, Leucozonia, Lightbournus, Mazzalina, Neolatirus, Nodopelagia, Opeatostoma, Peristernia, Pleia, Psammostoma, Pseudolatirus, Streptopelma, Tarantinaea, Taron, Teralatirus

Subtaxa: Lathyrus (Ascolathyrus) Latirus (Latirus) Latirus (Polygona) Latirus abnormis Latirus barclayi Latirus belcheri Latirus compactilis Latirus duplicatus Latirus fasciolariaeformis Latirus gibbulus Latirus granifer Latirus indicus Latirus infundibulum Latirus iravadicus Latirus irazu Latirus keownvillensis Latirus kirbyi Latirus moorei Latirus nodatus Latirus pictus Latirus polygonoides Latirus polygonus Latirus pseudolynchoides Latirus riiseana Latirus roseburgensis Latirus sindiensis Latirus tigroides Latirus timorensis

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Type: Murex gibbulus

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Bermuda (1), Cayman Islands (1), Costa Rica (1), Djibouti (1), Ecuador (1), Haiti (1), Jamaica (1), Japan (2), Mexico (2), Panama (2), Saudi Arabia (1), Sudan (1), United States (9: Florida), Vanuatu (3), Yemen (1)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (4), the Dominican Republic (10), Ecuador (1), Indonesia (1), Jamaica (4), Panama (1), Portugal (1), United States (3: Florida), Vanuatu (1), Venezuela (3)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (6)

• Miocene of Austria (3), the Dominican Republic (13), France (1), Greece (2), Guam (1), Hungary (1), India (2), Indonesia (3), Italy (5), Japan (1), Myanmar (3), Pakistan (1), Panama (4), Poland (1), Romania (2), South Africa (1), Trinidad and Tobago (2), Turkey (2), United States (1: South Carolina), Venezuela (5)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Haiti (1), United States (2: Florida)

• Oligocene of Myanmar (2), Pakistan (2), Panama (1), United States (16: Florida, Mississippi)

• Eocene of India (1), Indonesia (2), Italy (1), Mexico (3), Peru (1), Tonga (1), United States (74: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey, Texas, Washington)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1), Nigeria (1), Poland (1), United States (21: Alabama, California, Louisiana, Texas, Virginia)

Total: 249 collections including 299 occurrences

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