Chicoreus asanoi Masuda 1956 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Synonym: Chicoreus (Rhizophorimurex) tiganouranus Oyama 1950

Belongs to Chicoreus according to Masuda 1956

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

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Japan (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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