Protatlanta Tesch 1908 (snail)

Gastropoda - Pterotracheoidea - Atlantidae

Alternative spelling: Protoatlanta

Parent taxon: Atlantidae according to A. W. Janssen 1999

See also Jung 1971, Sepkoski 2002 and Zorn 1997

Sister taxa: Atlanta, Oxygyrus

Subtaxa: Protatlanta lissa Protatlanta rotundata

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Jamaica (2 collections), Spain (2)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (1), Greece (1), Grenada (4), Panama (2)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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