Lobatus dominator Pilsbry 1917 (true conch)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Strombidae

Alternative combination: Strombus dominator

Synonyms: Lobatus maoensis Maury 1917, Strombus maoensis Maury 1917

Belongs to Lobatus according to J. R. Freiheit and D. H. Geary 2009

See also Landau et al. 2008 and Maury 1917

Sister taxa: Lobatus costatus, Lobatus galliformis, Lobatus gallus, Lobatus gigas, Lobatus goliath, Lobatus haitensis, Lobatus rarinus, Lobatus vokesae, Lobatus williamsi

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer


• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (5 collections)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (8)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (18)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Haiti (1)

Total: 32 collections each including a single occurrence

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