Petaloconchus floridanus Olsson and Harbison 1953 (worm shell)

Gastropoda - Vermetoidea - Vermetidae

Belongs to Petaloconchus according to Olsson and Harbison 1953

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

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (3: Florida collections)

• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2), Trinidad and Tobago (3), United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (11), Panama (5)

Total: 25 collections each including a single occurrence

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