Chicoreus Monfort 1810 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Alternative spelling: Murex (Chicoreus)

Parent taxon: Muricinae according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also Gardner 1947, Gardner 1948, Ladd 1982, Landau et al. 2007, MacNeil 1960, Mukerjee 1939, Oostingh 1935, Sepkoski 2002, Tate 1888, Todd 2001, Vokes 1965, Vokes 1989, Wilson 1994 and Woodring 1959

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

Subtaxa: Chicoreus (Chicoreus) Chicoreus (Chicoreus) florifer Chicoreus (Naquetia) Chicoreus (Rhizophorimurex) Chicoreus (Siratus) Chicoreus (Triplex) Chicoreus asanoi Chicoreus brunneus Chicoreus jungi Chicoreus ramosus Chicoreus venezuelanus Murex (Chicoreus) adelaidensis Murex (Chicoreus) arrakanensis Murex (Chicoreus) basicinctus Murex (Chicoreus) capucinus Murex (Chicoreus) longanensis Murex (Chicoreus) lophoessus Murex (Chicoreus) tenuicornis

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Type: Murex ramosus

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Djibouti (2 collections), Japan (5), Saudi Arabia (3), United States (26: Florida, South Carolina), Vanuatu (1), Venezuela (1), Yemen (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (3: Florida)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (7), the Dominican Republic (18), Haiti (2), Indonesia (3), Jamaica (2), Japan (2), Mexico (2), Panama (2), Spain (1), Trinidad and Tobago (5), United States (12: Florida), Venezuela (7)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (11)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Australia (1), Brazil (5), Colombia (10), the Dominican Republic (70), France (2), Germany (1), Grenada (1), India (2), Indonesia (6), Italy (3), Japan (6), Mexico (3), New Zealand (1), Panama (11), the Philippines (1), Puerto Rico (2), Romania (1), Trinidad and Tobago (3), United States (29: Florida), Venezuela (5)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Haiti (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Oligocene of Hungary (1), Myanmar (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (23: Florida, Mississippi)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Haiti (1)

• Eocene of Indonesia (1)

Total: 310 collections including 417 occurrences

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