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Conasprella delessertii

Geological Range

Early Pliocene to Early Pleistocene; Recent.

Paleogeographic Distribution

South Florida to North Carolina.

Remarks

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

Original Description (from Récluz, 1843, p. 2-3):

"Testa turbinata, basi transverse sulcata, roseo-fuscescente aut lutescente, punctis quadratis castaneis interdum confluentibus oblique perlongum flammulata, albo in medio bifasciata: fasciis punctis castaneis quadratis tessellatis; spira conico-acuta, elongata, gradatim digesta, late canaliculata, luteo-aurantia, castaneo flammulata; anfractibus 13 ad 14 basi carinatis: carinis albis, spadiceo articulatis, supremis granulatis; apertura alba, roseo trifasciata. — Long., 62, larg., 30, haut. de la spire, 25 millimètres.

Habit, la Mer Rouge, près des côtes de l'île de Socotora.

Je fais hommage de cette belle et rare espèce à M. le baron Benjamin Delessert."

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Stratigraphic Occurrences

Middle Pleistocene
Bermont Formation (S. FL)
Early Pleistocene
Caloosahatchee Formation (S. FL)
Late Pliocene
Raysor Formation (NC)
Tamiami Formation (Pinecrest Beds) (S. FL)
<i>Conaprella delessertii</i> from the Late Pliocene Tamiami Fm. (Pinecrest Beds) of Okeechobee County, Florida (UF 172152).
Conaprella delessertii from the Late Pliocene Tamiami Fm. (Pinecrest Beds) of Okeechobee County, Florida (UF 172152).
Middle Pleistocene Map
Middle Pleistocene Map
Early Pleistocene Map
Early Pleistocene Map
Late Pliocene Map
Late Pliocene Map