Pterotyphis (Prototyphis) awamoanus Finlay 1930 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Alternative combination: Pteronotus (Pterochelus) awamoanus

Full reference: H. J. Finlay. 1930. New shells from New Zealand Tertiary beds. Pt 3. Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 61:49-84

Belongs to Pterotyphis (Prototyphis) according to A. G. Beu et al. 1990

See also Finlay 1930

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is Castlecliff, Tainui Shell Bed, which is in a Castlecliffian coastal siltstone in the Tainui Shell Bed Formation of New Zealand

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of New Zealand (1 collection)

• Miocene of New Zealand (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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