Aporrhais pespelecani Linnaeus 1758 (snail)

Gastropoda - Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae

Alternative combinations: Aporrhais pespelicani, Strombus pespelecani

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Aporrhais according to M. Harzhauser 2002

See also Wood 1848

Sister taxa: Aporrhais (Aporrhais), Aporrhais (Maussenetia), Aporrhais clarendonensis, Aporrhais dingdenensis, Aporrhais occidentalis, Aporrhais pugens, Aporrhais sowerbii, Aporrhais speciosa, Aporrhais uttingeriana

Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Ireland (1 collection), Italy (9), Spain (2)

• Pliocene of Italy (7), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (7)

• Miocene of Austria (5), Italy (6), Romania (2), Slovakia (2), Turkey (1)

Total: 43 collections each including a single occurrence

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