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Petaloconchus Lea, 1843

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Species Petaloconchus apakadikike Kelly, 2007
Species Petaloconchus caperatus (Tate & May, 1900)
Species Petaloconchus cereus Carpenter, 1857
Species Petaloconchus cochlidium Carpenter, 1857
Species Petaloconchus compactus (Carpenter, 1864)
Species Petaloconchus complicatus Dall, 1908
Species Petaloconchus erectus (Dall, 1888)
Species Petaloconchus flavescens Carpenter, 1857
Species Petaloconchus floridanus Olsson & Harbison, 1953
Species Petaloconchus glomeratus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Petaloconchus innumerabilis Pilsbry & Olsson, 1935
Species Petaloconchus interliratus Stearns, 1893
Species Petaloconchus keenae Hadfield & Kay, 1972
Species Petaloconchus lamellosus Ladd, 1972
Species Petaloconchus laurae Scuderi, 2012
Species Petaloconchus lilacinus (Mörch, 1862)
Species Petaloconchus lilandikike Kelly, 2007
Species Petaloconchus macrophragma Carpenter, 1857
Species Petaloconchus mcgintyi (Olsson & Harbison, 1953)
Species Petaloconchus merkana Ladd, 1972
Species Petaloconchus montereyensis Dall, 1919
Species Petaloconchus myrakeenae Absalão & Rios, 1987
Species Petaloconchus nerinaeoides Carpenter, 1857
Species Petaloconchus nigricans (Dall, 1884)
Species Petaloconchus octosectus Carpenter, 1857
Species Petaloconchus pachylasma (Mörch, 1862)
Species Petaloconchus renisectus Carpenter, 1857
Species Petaloconchus sculpturatus Lea, 1843 †
Species Petaloconchus tokyoensis (Pilsbry, 1895)
Species Petaloconchus varians (d'Orbigny, 1839)

Subgenus Petaloconchus (Macrophragma) Carpenter, 1857 represented as Petaloconchus Lea, 1843

Species Petaloconchus adansonii (Daudin, 1800) accepted as Vermetus adansonii Daudin, 1800 (incorrect generic placement)
Species Petaloconchus annulatus (Yokoyama, 1924) accepted as Vermetus annulatus Yokoyama, 1924
Species Petaloconchus floridana [sic] accepted as Petaloconchus floridanus Olsson & Harbison, 1953 (incorrect gender ending)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Lea, H.C. (1843b) Descriptions of Some New Fossil Shells, from the Tertiary of Petersburg, Virginia. H.C. Lea, Philadelphia, 12 pp.
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original description Lea, H.C. (1843b) Descriptions of Some New Fossil Shells, from the Tertiary of Petersburg, Virginia. H.C. Lea, Philadelphia, 12 pp.
page(s): 2 [details]   

original description  (of Macrophragma Carpenter, 1857) Carpenter P.P. (1857). Catalogue of the collection of Mazatlan Mollusca in the British Museum collected by Frederick Reigen. <i>London</i>, xvi + 552 pp., available online at
page(s): 308 [details]   

original description  (of Thylacodus Mörch, 1860) Mörch O.A.L. (1860). Beiträge zur Molluskenfauna Central-Amerika's. <i>Malakozoologische Blätter</i>, 7: 66–106. [Stated dates: Jul. 1860 on pp. 65 and 81, Aug. 1860 on p. 97], available online at
page(s): 77-78 [details]   

basis of record Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca. in: Costello, M.J. et al. (eds), European Register of Marine Species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. <em>Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 180-213. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Rolán E., 2005. Malacological Fauna From The Cape Verde Archipelago. Part 1, Polyplacophora and Gastropoda. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Bieler, R.; Petit, R. E. (2011). Catalogue of Recent and fossil “worm-snail” taxa of the families Vermetidae, Siliquariidae, and Turritellidae (Mollusca: Caenogastropoda). <em>Zootaxa.</em> 2948, 1-103., available online at
page(s): 16 [details]   
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From other sources
Editor's comment see note under Serpula annularis [details]

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