Dermomurex Monterosato 1890 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Invalid subtaxa: Hexachorda, Poweria Monterosato 1884 [replaced name]

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

See also Petuch 1988, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001, Vokes 1975 and Wilson 1994

Sister taxa: Acanthotrophon, Aspella, Atractodon, Attiliosa, Austrotrophon, Babelomurex, Boreotrophon, Calothrophon, Calotrophon, Cathymorula, Coralliophilinae, Cymia, Drupinae, Eofavartia, Ergalataxinae, Favartia, Hadriania, Haustrinae, Heteropurpura, Hexaplex, Homalocantha, Jaton, Lyrotyphis, Monoceros, Morula, Murexiella, Murexsul, Muricanthus, Muricidea, Muricinae, Muricopsinae, Muricopsis, Murotriton, Nucella, Nucellopsis, Ocenebra, Ocenebrinae, Ocinebrina, Ocinebrinae, Odontopolys, Orania, Pagodula, Phyllocoma, Ponderia, Pterochelus, Pteropurpura, Pterorhytis, Pterotyphis, Pterymarchia, Pterynotus, Purpura, Purpurellus, Pygmaepterys, Rapaninae, Reishia, Siphonochelus, Spinidrupa, Spinucella, Thaidinae, Thais, Trachypollia, Tripterotyphinae, Trophoninae, Typhinae, Typhinellus, Typhis, Vitularia, Yasila, Yunomys

Subtaxa: Dermomurex (Dermomurex) Dermomurex (Takia) Dermomurex (Trialatella) Dermomurex (Viator) Dermomurex pacei

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Panama (1 collection), Saudi Arabia (1), United States (15: Florida)

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

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (2), the Dominican Republic (1), Italy (1), Spain (5), United States (6: Florida)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (6), Hungary (2), Panama (1), United States (22: Florida)

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

• Oligocene of United States (6: Mississippi, North Carolina)

Total: 74 collections including 86 occurrences

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