Petaloconchus Lea 1843

Gastropoda - Vermetoidea - Vermetidae

Alternative spelling: Vermetus (Petaloconchus)

Parent taxon: Vermetinae according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also Gardner 1947, Gazdzicki and Pugaczewska 1984, Harzhauser 2002, Ladd 1972, Mansfield 1925, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001, Weisbord 1929, Wilson 1993 and Woodring 1959

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Petaloconchus domingensis Petaloconchus floridanus Petaloconchus intortus Petaloconchus laddfranklinae Petaloconchus nigricans Petaloconchus sculpturatus

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Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (3: Newfoundland and Labrador, Nunavut collections), Costa Rica (3), Italy (8), Jamaica (1), Mexico (2), Panama (1), Spain (2), United States (17: California, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Antarctica (3), Belgium (1), Colombia (4), Costa Rica (3), the Dominican Republic (12), Greece (2), Italy (4), Jamaica (2), Mexico (1), Panama (7), Trinidad and Tobago (3), the United Kingdom (2), United States (9: Florida, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (4)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (8)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Austria (8), Brazil (3), Colombia (22), the Dominican Republic (48), Ecuador (2), France (1), Germany (1), Greece (1), Grenada (1), Panama (23), Poland (2), Slovakia (2), Trinidad and Tobago (4), United States (11: Florida), Venezuela (9)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Eocene of France (1), United States (1: Mississippi)

Total: 245 collections including 277 occurrences

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