Hexaplex (Hexaplex) texanus Vokes 1968 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Full reference: E. H. Vokes. 1968. Cenozoic Muricidae of the Western Atlantic region. Part IV - Hexaplex and Murexiella. Tulane Studies in Geology and Paleontology 6(3):85-126

Belongs to Hexaplex (Hexaplex) according to E. H. Vokes 1968

Sister taxa: Hexaplex (Hexaplex) colei, Hexaplex (Hexaplex) engonatus, Hexaplex (Hexaplex) etheringtoni, Hexaplex (Hexaplex) fulvescens, Hexaplex (Hexaplex) katherinae, Hexaplex (Hexaplex) marksi, Hexaplex (Hexaplex) silvaticus, Hexaplex (Hexaplex) strausi, Hexaplex (Hexaplex) supernus, Hexaplex (Hexaplex) vanuxemi, Hexaplex (Hexaplex) veatchi

Type specimen: PRI 3000, a shell. Its type locality is TU 243 - Smithville [Weches Fm], which is in a Lutetian marine horizon in the Weches Formation of Texas.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at TU 243 - Smithville [Weches Fm]

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