Petaloconchus intortus Lamarck 1818 (worm shell)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Vermetidae

Alternative combination: Vermetus intortus

Belongs to Petaloconchus according to M. Harzhauser 2002

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

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Quaternary of Italy (7 collections), Spain (1)

• Pliocene of Antarctica (3), Greece (2), Italy (3), the United Kingdom (2)

• Miocene of Austria (8), France (1), Greece (1), Poland (2), Slovakia (2)

• Eocene of France (1)

Total: 33 collections each including a single occurrence

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