Vokesimurex Petuch 1994 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

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

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

Subtaxa: Vokesimurex anniae Vokesimurex bellegladeensis Vokesimurex cabritii Vokesimurex chrysostoma Vokesimurex messorius Vokesimurex polynematicus Vokesimurex recurvirostris Vokesimurex rubidus Vokesimurex sallasi Vokesimurex tryoni

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (1 collection), the Dominican Republic (1), United States (15: Florida), Venezuela (1)

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

• Pliocene of Colombia (1), Costa Rica (4), the Dominican Republic (8), Ecuador (1), Jamaica (3), Mexico (1), Panama (1), Venezuela (3)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (10)

• Miocene of Brazil (2), Colombia (9), the Dominican Republic (55), Ecuador (1), Haiti (2), Mexico (1), Panama (19), Puerto Rico (3), Trinidad and Tobago (2), Venezuela (2)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Haiti (1)

Total: 148 collections including 154 occurrences

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