Eupleura Adams and Adams 1853 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

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

See also DeVries 2005, Gardner 1947, Gardner 1948, Herbert 2005, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001, Vokes 1989, Ward and Blackwelder 1987 and Woodring 1959

Sister taxa: Acanthina, Califostoma, Carhuaspina, Crassilabrum, Forreria, Herminespina, Jsowerbya, Kestocenebra, Mariasalpinx, Muregina, Pterorytis, Pterynopsis, Tactilispina, Urosalpinx, Vokesinotus

Subtaxa: Eupleura caudata Eupleura engerrabunda Eupleura gravidentata Eupleura kugleri Eupleura lehneri Eupleura leonensis Eupleura limata Eupleura nitida Eupleura olssoni Eupleura paroudia Eupleura pectinata Eupleura plicata Eupleura prenitida Eupleura thompsoni Eupleura triquetra Eupleura urbinai Eupleura vokesorum

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Type: Ranella caudata

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Mexico (1 collection), United States (52: Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Peru (1), United States (3: Florida, North Carolina), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene of Colombia (23), Ecuador (2), Mexico (1), Panama (32), Trinidad and Tobago (7), United States (3: Florida, Virginia), Venezuela (4)

• Paleocene of United States (7: Alabama, Texas)

Total: 138 collections including 143 occurrences

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