Trophon Montfort 1810 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Alternative spelling: Murex (Trophon)

Parent taxon: Trophoninae according to T. J. DeVries 2005

See also Chiesa et al. 1995, Frassinetti and Covacevich 1995, Frassinetti and Covacevich 1999, Gazdzicki and Pugaczewska 1984, Gordillo 1991, Martin 1904, Nielson and Valdovinos 2008, Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1970

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

Subtaxa: Trophon (Sipho) Trophon (Trophon) Trophon (Trophonopsis) Trophon alta Trophon alveolatum Trophon anceps Trophon carringtoni Trophon clathratus Trophon consociale Trophon disparoides Trophon elegans Trophon geversianum Trophon gracilius Trophon hypsellus Trophon icosiphyllus Trophon imperspicuum Trophon isthmicus Trophon kroteri Trophon macharei Trophon mangelioides Trophon monotropis Trophon muricatus Trophon muriciformis Trophon pallidus Trophon patagonicus Trophon paululum Trophon progne Trophon pseudoturtoni Trophon santacrucensis Trophon scalariforme Trophon torquatus Trophon truncatus

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Antarctica (1 collection), Argentina (14), Chile (1), Greenland (5), Iceland (3), India (1), Ireland (1), Italy (1), Peru (2), the United Kingdom (3), United States (6: California, Florida, Oregon)

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

• Pliocene of Antarctica (1), Belgium (2), Chile (9), Ecuador (1), Italy (1), Japan (1), Mexico (1), Peru (2), South Africa (1), the United Kingdom (11)

• Miocene of Argentina (16), Australia (1), Chile (2), Denmark (1), India (3), Italy (1), Mexico (1), United States (9: California, Oregon)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Oligocene to Pliocene of Argentina (1)

• Oligocene of Argentina (4), France (9), United States (3: California, Washington)

• Eocene to Oligocene of United States (5: Oregon)

• Eocene of Mexico (1), United States (9: Alabama, Oregon)

• Paleocene of Greenland (3), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (2: Alabama)

• Cretaceous of Germany (1), South Africa (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (1: California)

Total: 146 collections including 196 occurrences

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