Lobatus Iredale 1921 (true conch)

Gastropoda - Stromboidea - Strombidae

Synonyms: Aliger Thiele 1929, Titanostrombus Petuch 2004

Parent taxon: Strombidae according to J. R. Freiheit and D. H. Geary 2009

See also Bandel 2007, Hendy et al. 2008, Landau et al. 2008 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Canarium, Doxander, Jogjacartanus, Laevella, Pereiraea, Platyoptera, Prestrombus, Rimella, Strombinae, Stromboconus, Terebellum, Terestrombus, Tibia, Tridentarius, Ueckeritzella, Volutostrombus

Subtaxa: Lobatus costatus Lobatus dominator Lobatus galliformis Lobatus gallus Lobatus gigas Lobatus goliath Lobatus haitensis Lobatus rarinus Lobatus vokesae Lobatus williamsi

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Type: Strombus rarinus

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Bahamas (4 collections), Barbados (1), Belize (2), Cayman Islands (1), Colombia (1), Cuba (4), the Dominican Republic (1), Haiti (4), Jamaica (3), Mexico (1), Panama (1), United States (4: Florida)

• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (15), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (12)

• Miocene of Brazil (2), the Dominican Republic (38)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Haiti (1)

Total: 96 collections including 123 occurrences

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