Petaloconchus laddfranklinae Maury 1917 (worm shell)

Gastropoda - Vermetoidea - Vermetidae

Belongs to Petaloconchus according to Maury 1917

Sister taxa: Petaloconchus domingensis, Petaloconchus floridanus, Petaloconchus intortus, Petaloconchus nigricans, Petaloconchus sculpturatus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• 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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