Chicoreus (Chicoreus) Montfort 1810 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Parent taxon: Chicoreus according to J. A. Todd 2001

See also Vokes 1989

Sister taxa: Chicoreus (Chicoreus) florifer, Chicoreus (Naquetia), Chicoreus (Rhizophorimurex), Chicoreus (Siratus), Chicoreus (Triplex), Chicoreus asanoi, 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

Subtaxa: Chicoreus (Chicoreus) aquitanicus Chicoreus (Chicoreus) brevifrons Chicoreus (Chicoreus) bullisi Chicoreus (Chicoreus) clausii Chicoreus (Chicoreus) corrigendum Chicoreus (Chicoreus) cosmani Chicoreus (Chicoreus) dilectus Chicoreus (Chicoreus) dujardinoides Chicoreus (Chicoreus) elusivus Chicoreus (Chicoreus) enigmaticus Chicoreus (Chicoreus) floridanus Chicoreus (Chicoreus) folidodes Chicoreus (Chicoreus) lepidotus Chicoreus (Chicoreus) mergus Chicoreus (Chicoreus) prolixus Chicoreus (Chicoreus) spectrum Chicoreus (Chicoreus) xestos

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore


• Quaternary of United States (22: Florida, South Carolina collections), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (2: Florida)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (3), the Dominican Republic (1), Jamaica (2), Mexico (2), Panama (1), United States (9: Florida), Venezuela (6)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Brazil (4), the Dominican Republic (4), Germany (1), Italy (1), Mexico (2), Panama (9), Romania (1), United States (23: Florida), Venezuela (1)

Total: 96 collections including 103 occurrences

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