Chicoreus (Siratus) domingensis Sowerby 1850 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Alternative combinations: Murex (Murex) domingensis, Murex domingensis

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

See also Anderson 1929, Maury 1917 and Vokes 1963

Sister taxa: Chicoreus (Siratus) amplius, Chicoreus (Siratus) articulatus, Chicoreus (Siratus) eumekes, Chicoreus (Siratus) formosus, Chicoreus (Siratus) juliagardnerae, Chicoreus (Siratus) yaquensis, Siratus adelosus, Siratus amblyceras, Siratus dennanti

Type specimen: BMNH G 83948, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (9 collections), Haiti (2), Venezuela (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (9)

• Miocene of Colombia (2), the Dominican Republic (19)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Haiti (1)

• Oligocene of Trinidad and Tobago (1)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Haiti (1)

Total: 46 collections each including a single occurrence

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