Late Pliocene to Late Pleistocene; Recent.
Southern Florida to South Carolina.
For information on the modern distribution of the species, see Malacolog.
Original Description (from Conrad, 1846, p. 25):
"Short-fusiform, with large, prominent revolving lines or costae, the interstices with transverse wrinkled lines, largest on the varices, and giving the shell a cellular aspect; beak much curved; color cinereous; aperture small, obovate, purplish within.
Locality. Tampa Bay. Inhabits oyster beds."
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