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Phyllonotus globosus

Geological Range

Late Pliocene to Middle Pleistocene; Recent.

Paleogeographic Distribution

Southern Florida to South Carolina.

Remarks

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

Original Description (from Emmons, 1858, p. 247-248):

"Shell rather globose, or obtusely fusiform, and with four principal varices; intermediate ones ireegular and spirally, traversed by many angular ridges, body whirl inflated, aperture oval, peristome continuous, and extended posteriorly on the body whirl, forming an angulated canal; outer lip ridged within and crenulated on the margin; collumella lip ridged, and one ridge at the posterior angle; beak reflexed. Miocene of the Cape Fear River; half the natural size."

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Stratigraphic Occurrences

Middle Pleistocene
Bermont Formation (S. FL)
Early Pleistocene
Caloosahatchee Formation (S. FL)
Waccamaw Formation (SC)
Late Pliocene
Tamiami Formation (Pinecrest Beds) (S. FL)
<i>Phyllonotus globosus</i> from the Plio-Pleistocene (formation unknown) of De Soto County, Florida (UF 139725).
Phyllonotus globosus from the Plio-Pleistocene (formation unknown) of De Soto County, Florida (UF 139725).
Specimen of <i>Phyllonotus globosus</i> figured by Emmons (1858, fig. 105a).
Specimen of Phyllonotus globosus figured by Emmons (1858, fig. 105a).
Middle Pleistocene Map
Middle Pleistocene Map
Early Pleistocene Map
Early Pleistocene Map
Late Pliocene Map
Late Pliocene Map