Hexaplex (Hexaplex) silvaticus Palmer 1937 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Alternative combinations: Hexaplex (Paziella) vanuxemi silvaticus, Murex vanuxemi silvaticus

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

See also Palmer 1937

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

Type specimen: PRI 3003, a partial shell

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore


• Eocene of United States (4: Louisiana, Texas collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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