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Petaloconchus (Petaloconchus)

Gastropoda - Vermetidae

Taxonomy
Petaloconchus (Petaloconchus) was named by Lea (1843). It is extant.

It was assigned to Petaloconchus by Lea (1843) and Skoglund (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1843Petaloconchus (Petaloconchus) Lea
2002Petaloconchus (Petaloconchus) Skoglund p. 50

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropoda
RankNameAuthor
subclassCaenogastropoda(Cox 1959)
Sorbeoconcha(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
Hypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
superfamilyVermetoideaRafinesque 1815
familyVermetidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyVermetinaeRafinesque 1815
genusPetaloconchusLea 1843
subgenusPetaloconchusLea 1843

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: stationaryf
Attached: yesf
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: suspension feederf
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-05-20 09:50:39
Modified: 2009-09-10 10:04:10
Source: f = family, c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Pliocene to the top of the Late/Upper Pleistocene or 3.60000 to 0.01170 Ma

Collections (9 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588USA (Florida) Petaloconchus graniferus (69044 80044)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588USA (Virginia) Petaloconchus graniferus (80038)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117USA (South Carolina) Petaloconchus graniferus (80083)
Middle Pleistocene0.774 - 0.129USA (California) Petaloconchus annellum (223525) Petaloconchus macrophragma (202494) Vermetus annelum (203095)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (interglacial)0.129 - 0.0117Mexico (Baja California) Petaloconchus sp. (194407 194428)