Late Pliocene to Late Pleistocene; Recent.
Venezuela to North Carolina.
For information on the modern distribution of the species, see Malacolog and WoRMS.
Original Description (from Conrad, 1846, p. 25):
"Short, subfusiform; whorls 7, somewhat channelled or contracted above; longitudinal ribs large, remote; revolving lines robust, alternated with fine lines; lines of growth well defined, becoming prominent wrinkled lines on the spire; color greenish-white, varied with large irregular brown or ferruginous spots; aperture half the length of the shell; labrum striated within, margin plicated; labium with a prominent fold near the summit, and somewhat corrugated towards the base.
Locality. Mouth of Manatu river, of Tampa Bay, Florida, inhabiting sand bars."
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