Petaloconchus (Petaloconchus) Lea 1843 (worm shell)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Vermetidae

Parent taxon: Petaloconchus according to Skoglund 2002

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

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Mexico (2 collections), United States (4: California, South Carolina)

• Pliocene of United States (3: Florida, Virginia)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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