Haustellum Schumacher 1817 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Alternative spelling: Murex (Haustellum)

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

See also Harzhauser et al. 2002, Mandic and Steininger 2003, Robba et al. 1989, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001, Vokes 1989 and Wilson 1994

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

Subtaxa: Haustellum donmoorei Haustellum haustellum Haustellum mimiwilsoni Haustellum polynematicus Haustellum wilsoni Murex (Haustellum) beyrichi Murex (Haustellum) bonneti Murex (Haustellum) naricus Murex (Haustellum) pennae Murex (Haustellum) tchihatcheffi

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Type: Murex haustellum

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (1 collection), Fiji (1), Indonesia (1), Panama (2), Venezuela (3)

• Pliocene of Colombia (1), Costa Rica (3), Ecuador (1), India (1), Panama (12), Venezuela (6)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (7)

• Miocene of Belgium (2), Brazil (4), the Dominican Republic (11), Ecuador (1), Germany (31), Haiti (1), India (1), Italy (4), Japan (2), the Netherlands (1), Pakistan (1), Panama (11), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (15: Florida), Venezuela (2)

• Oligocene of Pakistan (2)

Total: 129 collections including 135 occurrences

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