Late Pliocene to Late Pleistocene; Recent.
Southern Florida to North Carolina.
For information on the modern distribution of the species, see Malacolog.
Original Description (from Reeve, 1851, p. 84):
"THE QUOIT ARTEMIS. Shell rather thin, transversely ovate, posteriorly somewhat square, broader than high, very compressed, concentrically very finely engraved with striae, intermediate ridges rather obsolete and decreasing in number at the sides, area of the ligament simple, lunule rotundately heart-shaped; whitish, sometimes, but obscurely, stained with light rust bands, and covered with a thin horny epidermis.
Hab. United States.
This fine species is chiefly distinguished by its compressed growth and fine sculpture."
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