Poirieria Jousseaume 1880 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Alternative spelling: Murex (Poirieria)

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

See also Merle and Pacaud 2002, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001 and Vokes 1970

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

Subtaxa: Poirieria (Flexopteron) Poirieria (Panamurex) Poirieria (Paziella) Poirieria (Poirieria) Poirieria albionis Poirieria calcitrapa Poirieria levis Poirieria subcristata Poirieria zelandicus

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Type: Murex zelandicus

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of New Zealand (2 collections)

• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2), Ecuador (3), Jamaica (3), Mexico (2), New Zealand (1), United States (4: Florida), Venezuela (5)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2)

• Miocene of Australia (2), the Dominican Republic (1), Mexico (2), New Zealand (1), Panama (16), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (37: Florida), Venezuela (3)

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

• Oligocene of the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (3), United States (2: Florida, Mississippi)

• Eocene of Austria (1), France (4), Italy (1), New Zealand (2), Nigeria (6), the United Kingdom (8), United States (1: Alabama)

• Paleocene of Austria (1), Belgium (1), France (1), United States (4: Alabama)

Total: 124 collections including 175 occurrences

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