Athleta petrosa Conrad 1833 (volute)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Volutidae

Alternative combinations: Athleta petrosus, Voluta petrosa, Volutilithes petrosa

Belongs to Athleta according to M. D. Perrilliat et al. 2006

See also Clark 1895, Kosnik 2002 and Palmer 1937

Sister taxa: Athleta (Athleta), Athleta (Neoathleta), Athleta (Ternivoluta), Athleta (Volutocorbis), Athleta (Volutopupa), Athleta (Volutospina), Athleta clayi, Athleta daviesi, Athleta ficulina, Athleta haleanus, Athleta laevgigata, Athleta lata, Athleta lisbonensis, Athleta lugardi, Athleta marwicki, Athleta mimica, Athleta necopinata, Athleta pygmaea, Athleta rarispina, Athleta roddai, Athleta sayanus, Athleta symmetricus, Athleta taikoensis, Athleta wynnei

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of United States (1: South Carolina collection)

• Eocene of Colombia (1), Mexico (1), United States (113: Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, Virginia)

• Paleocene of United States (8: Louisiana, Virginia)

Total: 124 collections each including a single occurrence

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