Trochus virgatus Gmelin 1792 (top snail)

Gastropoda - Trochoidea - Trochidae

Belongs to Trochus according to K. Martin 1879

Sister taxa: Trochus (Carinidea), Trochus (Coelotrochus), Trochus (Praecia), Trochus (Thorista), Trochus (Trochus), Trochus (Ziziphinus), Trochus adrianensis, Trochus agglutinans, Trochus alligatus, Trochus alpis, Trochus ambalensis, Trochus anthracophilus, Trochus arcotensis, Trochus asper, Trochus avernus, Trochus bicarinatus, Trochus binodulosus, Trochus bisertus, Trochus caumontii, Trochus crenularis, Trochus delaunayi, Trochus dentatus, Trochus deslongchampsi, Trochus ellipticus, Trochus erythraeus, Trochus fastigiatus, Trochus funiculosus, Trochus glandulus, Trochus gubleri, Trochus hanleyanus, Trochus hierlatzensis, Trochus imperitus, Trochus laevis, Trochus ligatus, Trochus lissochilus, Trochus maculatus, Trochus margaritifer, Trochus maximiliani, Trochus monilifer, Trochus ornatus, Trochus ornatus, Trochus poeppigii, Trochus quadrangulonodulosus, Trochus quadrilineatus, Trochus radiatulus, Trochus radiatus, Trochus rajah, Trochus rauenorum, Trochus rotelloides, Trochus sandwichensis, Trochus sarthinus, Trochus stefaninii, Trochus stellatus, Trochus strigillatus, Trochus subglaber, Trochus sulcatus, Trochus tectum, Trochus tihensis, Trochus toulai, Trochus tricarinatus, Trochus varius, Trochus verrucosus, Trochus woodwardi, Trochus zinkeni

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Djibouti (1 collection), Eritrea (1), the Seychelles (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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