Petaloconchus sculpturatus alcimus Mansfield 1925 (worm shell)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Vermetidae

Alternative combination: Petaloconchus alcimus

Full reference: W. C. Mansfield. 1925. Miocene gastropods and scaphopods from Trinidad, British West Indies. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 66(22):9116-9125

Belongs to Petaloconchus sculpturatus according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also Mansfield 1925

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: USNM 352674, a shell. Its type locality is USGS 9195, which is in a Miocene marine siliciclastic in Trinidad and Tobago.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Miocene of Trinidad and Tobago (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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