Antillophos elegans Guppy 1866 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Alternative combinations: Cantharus elegans, Phos elegans

Belongs to Antillophos according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Maury 1917 and Olsson 1942

Sister taxa: Antillophos (Antillophos), Antillophos (Rhipophos), Antillophos candeanus, Antillophos estrellensis, Antillophos fictilis, Antillophos pirabica, Antillophos posunculensis, Antillophos woodringi, Tritiaria (Antillophos) landesi

Subtaxa: Antillophos elegans limonensis

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore


• Quaternary of Costa Rica (1 collection), Mexico (1)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (2), the Dominican Republic (4), Ecuador (1), Jamaica (5)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

• Miocene of Brazil (1), the Dominican Republic (4)

Total: 20 collections each including a single occurrence

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