Modulus modulus Linnaeus 1758 (snail)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Modulidae

Alternative combination: Trochus modulus

Synonym: Modulus floridanus Conrad 1869

Belongs to Modulus according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also Hendy et al. 2008 and Lozouet et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Modulus basileus, Modulus basteroti, Modulus calusa, Modulus carchedonius, Modulus tamanensis, Modulus tectum, Modulus vermeiji, Modulus willcoxi

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Cayman Islands (3 collections), Cuba (2), the Dominican Republic (2), Jamaica (2), Panama (1), United States (11: Florida)

• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2), Jamaica (5), Venezuela (4)

Total: 32 collections including 33 occurrences

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