Volvulella (Volvulella) oxytata Bush 1885 (snail)

Gastropoda - Cephalaspidea - Retusidae

Alternative combinations: Bulla (Volvula) oxytata, Volvula oxytata

Synonyms: Volvula cercadensis Van Winkle 1921, Volvula cylindrica Gabb 1873

Belongs to Volvulella (Volvulella) according to W. P. Woodring 1970

See also Maury 1917, Olsson 1922 and Woodring 1928

Sister taxa: Volvulella (Volvulella) cylindrica, Volvulella (Volvulella) micratracta, Volvulella (Volvulella) phonicoides

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Jamaica (3 collections), Mexico (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene of Costa Rica (2), Haiti (1), Panama (12), United States (14: Florida)

Total: 34 collections each including a single occurrence

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