Bolinus Pusch 1837 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Alternative spelling: Murex (Bolinus)

Parent taxon: Muricinae according to B. Landau et al. 2007

See also Harzhauser 2002 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Caelobassus, Chicomurex, Chicoreus, Crassimurex, Haustellum, Homolocantha, Maxwellia, Murex, Pazinotus, Phyllonotus, Poirieria, Vokesimurex

Subtaxa: Bolinus brandaris Murex (Bolinus) subtorularius

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Type: Murex brandaris

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Saudi Arabia (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Cyprus (1), Italy (1), Spain (2)

• Miocene of Austria (2), Poland (1), Turkey (1)

Total: 9 collections including 11 occurrences

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