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Calotrophon ostrearum

Geological Range

Late Pliocene to Late Pleistocene; Recent.

Paleogeographic Distribution

Southern Florida to Virginia.

Remarks

For information on the modern distribution of the species, see Malacolog.

Original Description (from Conrad, 1846, p. 25):

"Fusiform, with revolving ribs alternated in size, and with longitudinal wrinkles; spire elevated, scalariform; base umbilicated; within livid.

Locality. Occurs with the preceeding. [Tampa Bay]"

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Stratigraphic Occurrences

Middle Pleistocene
Bermont Formation (S. FL)
Early Pleistocene
Caloosahatchee Formation (S. FL)
Nashua Formation (N. FL)
Waccamaw Formation (SC, NC)
Late Pliocene
Duplin Formation (SC, NC)
Jackson Bluff Formation (N. FL)
Raysor Formation (SC)
Tamiami Formation (Pinecrest Beds) (S. FL)
Yorktown Formation (VA)
<i>Calotrophon ostrearum</i> from the Middle Pleistocene Bermont Fm. of Palm Beach County, Florida (UF 140153).
Calotrophon ostrearum from the Middle Pleistocene Bermont Fm. of Palm Beach County, Florida (UF 140153).
<i>Calotrophon ostrearum</i> from the Late Pleistocene Tamiami Fm. (Pinecrest Beds) of Sarasota County, Florida (PRI 70261).
Calotrophon ostrearum from the Late Pleistocene Tamiami Fm. (Pinecrest Beds) of Sarasota County, Florida (PRI 70261).
<i>Calotrophon ostrearum</i> from the Late Pleistocene Tamiami Fm. (Pinecrest Beds) of Sarasota County, Florida (PRI 70289).
Calotrophon ostrearum from the Late Pleistocene Tamiami Fm. (Pinecrest Beds) of Sarasota County, Florida (PRI 70289).
Late Pleistocene Map
Late Pleistocene Map
Middle Pleistocene Map
Middle Pleistocene Map
Early Pleistocene Map
Early Pleistocene Map
Late Pliocene Map
Late Pliocene Map