Vokesimurex chrysostoma Sowerby 1834 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Alternative combinations: Murex (Murex) chrysostomus, Murex chrysostoma

Belongs to Vokesimurex according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also Hendy et al. 2008 and Vokes 1963

Sister taxa: Vokesimurex anniae, Vokesimurex bellegladeensis, Vokesimurex cabritii, Vokesimurex messorius, Vokesimurex polynematicus, Vokesimurex recurvirostris, Vokesimurex rubidus, Vokesimurex sallasi, Vokesimurex tryoni

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore


• Pliocene of Venezuela (2 collections)

• Miocene of Trinidad and Tobago (2)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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