Peristernia Mörch 1852 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae

Alternative spellings: Lathyrus (Peristernia), Latirus (Peristernia)

Parent taxon: Peristerniinae according to M. A. Snyder 2003

See also Dey 1961, Gardner 1948, Ladd 1977, MacNeil 1960, Oostingh 1935, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001, Vredenburg 1923 and Wilson 1994

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

Subtaxa: Lathyrus (Peristernia) gautama Latirus (Peristernia) coxi Peristernia acaulis Peristernia affinis Peristernia altifrons Peristernia approximans Peristernia beberianus Peristernia insula Peristernia morundiana Peristernia murrayana Peristernia promensis Peristernia pumila Peristernia purpuroides Peristernia scabrosa Peristernia ustulata

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Type: Streptopelma lintea

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (2 collections), Kenya (1), the Marshall Islands (1), Mozambique (1), the Seychelles (2), United States (4: Hawaii), Vanuatu (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Guam (1), Malaysia (1)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (3), Panama (1), United States (10: Florida, Virginia)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Japan (1)

• Miocene of Fiji (1), India (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (1), the Marshall Islands (6), Myanmar (1), Palau (1), Panama (1)

Total: 43 collections including 45 occurrences

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