Typhinellus Jousseaume 1880 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Alternative spelling: Typhis (Typhinellus)

Parent taxon: Muricidae according to B. Landau et al. 2007

See also Gertman 1969, Hendy et al. 2008, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001 and Wilson 1994

Sister taxa: Acanthotrophon, Aspella, Atractodon, Attiliosa, Austrotrophon, Babelomurex, Boreotrophon, Calothrophon, Calotrophon, Cathymorula, Coralliophilinae, Cymia, Dermomurex, Drupinae, Eofavartia, Ergalataxinae, Favartia, Hadriania, Haustrinae, Heteropurpura, Hexaplex, Homalocantha, Jaton, Lyrotyphis, Monoceros, Morula, Murexiella, Murexsul, Muricanthus, Muricidea, Muricinae, Muricopsinae, Muricopsis, Murotriton, Nucella, Nucellopsis, Ocenebra, Ocenebrinae, Ocinebrina, Ocinebrinae, Odontopolys, Orania, Pagodula, Phyllocoma, Ponderia, Pterochelus, Pteropurpura, Pterorhytis, Pterotyphis, Pterymarchia, Pterynotus, Purpura, Purpurellus, Pygmaepterys, Rapaninae, Reishia, Siphonochelus, Spinidrupa, Spinucella, Thaidinae, Thais, Trachypollia, Tripterotyphinae, Trophoninae, Typhinae, Typhis, Vitularia, Yasila, Yunomys

Subtaxa: Typhis (Typhinellus) chipolanus Typhis (Typhinellus) sowerbii

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (2: Florida collections)

• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1), Ecuador (1), Greece (2), Italy (1), Jamaica (1), Mexico (1), Spain (4), Trinidad and Tobago (4)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (2), France (1), Greece (2), New Zealand (1), Poland (1), United States (1: Florida)

Total: 25 collections each including a single occurrence

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