Early Pliocene to Middle Pleistocene; Recent.
Jamaica to southern Florida.
For information on the modern distribution of the species, see Malacolog.
Original Description (from Baker, 1897, p. 377):
"The present species is one which is seldom named correctly; it is most frequently called recurvirostris and retirostris. The shell is quite stout, almost destitute of spines, with two strong and a single faint intervarical rib, and is devoid of any color markings, likes dots or lines. The few spines are thick and curved. Dr. W. H. Dall has characterized a variety rubidum, from Cedar Keys, Florida, the shell being of a deep pink color. The species is found from Cedar Keys, Florida, to Aspinwall, Panama."
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