Paratrophon Finlay 1926 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Parent taxon: Trophoninae according to A. G. Beu et al. 1990

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Anatrophon, Apixystus, Benthoxystus, Chesatrophon, Enatimene, Enixotrophon, Eopaziella, Gemixystus, Lenitrophon, Litozamia, Scabrotrophon, Terefundus, Trophon, Trophonopsis, Vesanula, Xanthochorus, Xenotrophon, Xymene, Xymenopsis

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of New Zealand (1 collection)

• Oligocene of New Zealand (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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