Siphonochelus (Laevityphis) linguiferus Dall 1890 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Alternative combinations: Laevityphis (Laevityphis) linguiferus, Typhis linguiferus, Typhis linguliferus

Belongs to Siphonochelus (Laevityphis) according to R. L. Gertman 1969

Sister taxa: Laevityphis (Laevityphis), Siphonochelus (Laevityphis) bullisi, Siphonochelus (Laevityphis) costaricensis, Siphonochelus (Laevityphis) curvirostratus, Siphonochelus (Laevityphis) gracilis, Siphonochelus (Laevityphis) muticus, Siphonochelus (Laevityphis) sawkinsi, Siphonochelus (Laevityphis) schencki, Typhis (Laevityphis) thagus, Typhis (Neotyphis) tapunagai

Type specimen: USNM 112183, a shell. Its type locality is TU 546 - Tenmile Creek, which is in a Burdigalian marine marl/sandstone in the Chipola Formation of Florida.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore


• Pliocene of Colombia (2 collections)

• Miocene of United States (20: Florida)

Total: 22 collections each including a single occurrence

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