Petaloconchus laddfranklinae Maury 1917 (worm shell)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Vermetidae

Belongs to Petaloconchus according to Maury 1917

Sister taxa: Petaloconchus (Petaloconchus), Petaloconchus compactus, Petaloconchus complicatus, Petaloconchus domingensis, Petaloconchus floridanus, Petaloconchus intortus, Petaloconchus macrophragma, Petaloconchus mcgintyi, Petaloconchus nigricans, Petaloconchus sculpturatus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (5 collections)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (7)

• Miocene of Colombia (1), the Dominican Republic (24)

Total: 37 collections each including a single occurrence

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