Chlorostoma atrum Lesson 1830 (top snail)

Gastropoda - Trochoidea - Trochidae

Alternative combinations: Chlorostoma ater, Monodonta atra, Tegula (Chlorostoma) atra, Tegula atra, Trochus ater

Synonyms: Chlorostoma minor Mörch 1850, Tegula moesta Jonas 1844, Trochus moestus Jonas 1844

Belongs to Chlorostoma according to S. N. Nielsen 2013

See also DeVries 2007

Sister taxa: Chlorostoma (Omphalius), Chlorostoma argyrostoma, Chlorostoma arnoldi, Chlorostoma aureotincta, Chlorostoma austropacifica, Chlorostoma brunnea, Chlorostoma chilena, Chlorostoma costaricensis, Chlorostoma euryomphalum, Chlorostoma funebrale, Chlorostoma gallina, Chlorostoma ignota, Chlorostoma luctuosum, Chlorostoma matanzensis, Chlorostoma montereyi, Chlorostoma nautiloides, Chlorostoma pacificum, Chlorostoma quipua, Tegula (Chlorastoma) danvillensis, Tegula (Chlorostoma) ligulatus, Tegula (Chlorostoma) malibuensis, Tegula (Chlorostoma) nashi, Tegula (Chlorostoma) pulcella

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (4 collections), Chile (3), Peru (5)

• Pliocene of Chile (3)

Total: 15 collections including 16 occurrences

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