Turbo (Marmarostoma) argyrostomus Linnaeus 1758 (snail)

Gastropoda - Turbinoidea - Turbinidae

Alternative combinations: Marmarostoma argyrostoma, Turbo argyrostomus

Belongs to Turbo (Marmarostoma) according to H. S. Ladd 1966

See also Short and Potter 1987

Sister taxa: Marmorostoma (Batillus), Turbo (Marmarostoma) chrysostomus, Turbo (Marmarostoma) crassus, Turbo (Marmarostoma) intercostalis, Turbo (Marmarostoma) perlatus, Turbo (Marmarostoma) radiatus, Turbo (Marmarostoma) setosus

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Kenya (12), the Marshall Islands (1), New Zealand (3), Northern Mariana Islands (1), Papua New Guinea (1), Pitcairn (1), the Seychelles (4), Tonga (5), Vanuatu (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Guam (1)

• Pliocene of Tuvalu (2)

Total: 33 collections each including a single occurrence

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