Velates perversus Gmelin 1791 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neritoidea - Neritidae

Alternative combination: Nerita perversa

Synonyms: Velates floridanus Richards 1946, Velates schmideliana Trechmann 1923

Belongs to Velates according to W. P. Woodring 1982

See also Eames 1952, Iqbal 1973, Okan and Hosgor 2008, Squires 1984, Squires 1987, Squires 1999, Squires and Demetrion 1992 and Woodring 1957

Sister taxa: Velates balkanicus, Velates batequensis, Velates californicus, Velates rogeri, Velates rugatus, Velates tebanensis, Velates vizcainoensis, Velates vokesi

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Bulgaria (1 collection), Italy (1)

• Eocene of Bulgaria (5), Italy (1), Jamaica (1), Mexico (4), Pakistan (19), Panama (6), Spain (5), Turkey (1), United States (7: California)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Turkey (1)

• Paleocene of Pakistan (1), United States (1: California)

Total: 54 collections each including a single occurrence

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