Purpuriconus Motta 1991 (cone shell)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Conidae

Parent taxon: Conidae according to J. R. Hendricks 2015

Sister taxa: Californiconus, Cariboconus, Conasprella, Conasprelloides, Conilithes, Coninae, Conorbinae, Conus, Cryptoconus, Dauciconus, Eugeniconus, Hortia, Kenyonia, Lamniconus, Moniliopsis, Oenopotinae, Parviconus, Perplexiconus, Plagioconus, Profundiconus, Pseudotominae, Puncticuliinae, Pyruconus, Raphitominae, Seminoleconus, Siphopsinae

Subtaxa: Purpuriconus symmetricus

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (4 collections)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (6)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (9), Panama (2)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Haiti (1)

• Oligocene of Costa Rica (1)

Total: 23 collections each including a single occurrence

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