Distorsio Röding 1798 (snail)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Personidae

Alternative spelling: Persona (Distortrix)

Synonyms: Distorsio (Distortrix) Link 1807, Distorsio (Rhysema) Clench and Turner 1957, Distortrix Link 1807, Persona Montfort 1810, Rhysema Clench and Turner 1957

Parent taxon: Personidae according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also Beu 1988, Beu 2005, Beu 2010, Covacevich and Frassinetti 1986, Harzhauser 2007, Ladd 1977, Palmer 1937, Perrilliat 1992, Robba et al. 1989, Rosenberg 2005, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001, Wilson 1993 and Woodring 1928

Sister taxa: Distorsionella, Eocymatium, Kotakaia, Personopsis

Subtaxa: Distorsio (Distorsio) Distorsio anus Distorsio biangulata Distorsio cancellina Distorsio clathrata Distorsio constricta Distorsio decipiens Distorsio decussata Distorsio jenniernestae Distorsio mcgintyi Distorsio minoruohnishii Distorsio perdistorta Distorsio reticularis Distorsio ringens Distorsio simillima Distorsio smithi

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Type: Murex anus

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (1 collection), Costa Rica (5), Fiji (1), Indonesia (1), Japan (1), Panama (4), United States (2: Louisiana), Venezuela (3)

• Pliocene of Colombia (4), Costa Rica (10), the Dominican Republic (16), Ecuador (6), Fiji (1), India (1), Jamaica (13), Mexico (6), Panama (8), the Philippines (1), Portugal (1), Spain (2), Venezuela (15)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (13), Indonesia (1)

• Miocene of Chile (7), Colombia (8), Costa Rica (2), the Dominican Republic (41), Ecuador (3), France (1), Germany (2), Grenada (3), India (3), Indonesia (1), Italy (4), Mexico (2), Pakistan (1), Panama (47), Peru (1), United States (11: Florida), Venezuela (10)

• Oligocene of France (1), Myanmar (3), Oman (1), Pakistan (1), United States (10: California, Florida, Mississippi, North Carolina)

• Eocene of United States (3: Alabama, Louisiana)

Total: 282 collections including 340 occurrences

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