Turbo (Senectus) castanea Gmelin 1791 (snail)

Gastropoda - Turbinoidea - Turbinidae

Alternative combinations: Turbo (Marmarostoma) castanea, Turbo (Marmarostoma) castaneus, Turbo (Senectus) castaneus, Turbo castanea, Turbo castaneus

Synonyms: Turbo (Marmarostoma) ayersi Olsson 1967, Turbo (Marmarostoma) castaneus ayersi Olsson 1967, Turbo crenulatoides Maury 1917, Turbo crenulatus Gmelin 1791, Turbo moltkianus Gmelin 1791

Belongs to Turbo (Senectus) according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also Hendy et al. 2008, Landau et al. 2008 and Woodring 1957

Sister taxa: Turbo (Senectus) mounti, Turbo (Senectus) spenglerianus

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Bermuda (1 collection), United States (7: Florida, North Carolina), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1), United States (3: Florida), Venezuela (8)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (1), Panama (2), Venezuela (1)

Total: 25 collections each including a single occurrence

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