Chicoreus (Phyllonotus) pomatus Vokes 1989 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Full reference: E. H. Vokes. 1989. Neogene Paleontology in the Northern Dominican Republic 8. The Family Muricidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda). Bulletins of American Paleontology. Bulletins of American Paleontology 97(332):1-94

Belongs to Chicoreus (Phyllonotus) according to E. H. Vokes 1989

Sister taxa: Chicoreus (Phyllonotus) gardnerae, Chicoreus (Phyllonotus) infrequens, Chicoreus (Phyllonotus) pomum, Chicoreus (Phyllonotus) praepauxillus, Hexaplex (Phyllonotus) pomiformis, Phyllonotus imperialis

Type specimen: USNM 323857, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore


• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2 collections)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (7)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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