Concholepas Lamarck 1801 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Parent taxon: Rapaninae according to T. J. DeVries 2000

See also Kiessling 2004 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Ecphora, Indothais, Neorapana, Rapana, Sargana, Stramonita, Thaisella, Tritonopsis

Subtaxa: Concholepas antiquatus Concholepas camerata Concholepas chirotensis Concholepas concholepas Concholepas drezi Concholepas kieneri Concholepas nodosa Concholepas unguis

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Chile (1 collection), Peru (4)

• Pliocene of Chile (3), Peru (20)

• Miocene of Chile (1), Peru (9), United States (2: Florida)

• Eocene of Peru (1)

Total: 41 collections including 46 occurrences

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