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

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

Type specimen: USNM 323869, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (3 collections)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (5)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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