Monoplex comptus Adams 1855 (triton shell)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Ranellidae

Alternative combinations: Cymatium (Monoplex) comptum, Cymatium (Septa) comptum, Cymatium comptum, Triton comptus

Belongs to Monoplex according to A. G. Beu 2010

See also Wilson 1993

Sister taxa: Monoplex amictus, Monoplex aquatilis, Monoplex cercadicus, Monoplex chlorostomoides, Monoplex exaratus, Monoplex gatunicus, Monoplex gurabonicus, Monoplex infelix, Monoplex jackwinorum, Monoplex krebsii, Monoplex lignarius, Monoplex longispira, Monoplex macrodon, Monoplex mundus, Monoplex nicobaricus, Monoplex panamensis, Monoplex parthenopeus, Monoplex pilearis, Monoplex ritteri, Monoplex tranquebaricus, Monoplex trigonus, Monoplex turtoni, Monoplex vespaceus, Monoplex vestitus, Monoplex wiegmanni, Monoplex williamsi, Tritonium (Lampusia) dubium, Lampusia affinis

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Panama (2 collections)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1), Jamaica (3)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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