Chicoreus venezuelanus Hodson and Hodson 1931 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Alternative combinations: Chicoreus (Chicoreus) venezuelanus, Murex venezuelanus

Full reference: F. Hodson and H.K. Hodson. 1931. Some Venezuelan Mollusks: Part 2. Bulletins of American Paleontology 16(60):95-132

Belongs to Chicoreus according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also Hodson and Hodson 1931, Vokes 1965 and Woodring 1959

Sister taxa: Chicoreus (Chicoreus), Chicoreus (Chicoreus) florifer, Chicoreus (Naquetia), Chicoreus (Rhizophorimurex), Chicoreus (Siratus), Chicoreus (Triplex), Chicoreus asanoi, Chicoreus brunneus, Chicoreus jungi, Chicoreus ramosus, Murex (Chicoreus) adelaidensis, Murex (Chicoreus) arrakanensis, Murex (Chicoreus) basicinctus, Murex (Chicoreus) capucinus, Murex (Chicoreus) longanensis, Murex (Chicoreus) lophoessus, Murex (Chicoreus) tenuicornis

Type specimen: PRI 24101, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore


• Miocene of Venezuela (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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