Persististrombus granulatus Swainson 1822 (true conch)

Gastropoda - Stromboidea - Strombidae

Alternative combinations: Strombus (Lentigo) granulatus, Strombus granulatus

Synonym: Strombus (Lentigo) barrigonensis Jung and Heitz 2001

Belongs to Persististrombus according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also Harzhauser et al. 2009, Jung and Heitz 2001 and Kronenberg and Lee 2007

Sister taxa: Persististrombus aldrichi, Persististrombus baltrae, Persististrombus barrigonensis, Persististrombus bernielandaui, Persististrombus bonellii, Persististrombus chipolanus, Persististrombus coronatus, Persististrombus depertitus, Persististrombus exbonellii, Persististrombus gijskronenbergi, Persististrombus insulanus, Persististrombus kronenbergi, Persististrombus mardieae, Persististrombus obliteratus, Persististrombus preoccupatus, Persististrombus quilonensis, Persististrombus radix, Persististrombus toroensis

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Mexico (4 collections), Panama (1)

• Pliocene of Ecuador (1), Mexico (4), Venezuela (2)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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