Pterotyphis Jousseaume 1880 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Alternative spelling: Perotyphis

Synonym: Trigonotyphis Jousseaume 1882

Parent taxon: Muricidae according to J. A. Todd 2001

See also Gertman 1969 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acanthotrophon, Aspella, Atractodon, Attiliosa, Austrotrophon, Babelomurex, Boreotrophon, Calothrophon, Calotrophon, Cathymorula, Coralliophilinae, Cymia, Dermomurex, Drupinae, Eofavartia, Ergalataxinae, Favartia, Hadriania, Haustrinae, Heteropurpura, Hexaplex, Homalocantha, Jaton, Lyrotyphis, Monoceros, Morula, Murexiella, Murexsul, Muricanthus, Muricidea, Muricinae, Muricopsinae, Muricopsis, Murotriton, Nucella, Nucellopsis, Ocenebra, Ocenebrinae, Ocinebrina, Ocinebrinae, Odontopolys, Orania, Pagodula, Phyllocoma, Ponderia, Pterochelus, Pteropurpura, Pterorhytis, Pterymarchia, Pterynotus, Purpura, Purpurellus, Pygmaepterys, Rapaninae, Reishia, Siphonochelus, Spinidrupa, Spinucella, Thaidinae, Thais, Trachypollia, Tripterotyphinae, Tritonaliinae, Trophoninae, Typhinae, Typhinellus, Typhis, Vitularia, Yasila, Yunomys

Subtaxa: Pterotyphis (Prototyphis) Pterotyphis (Pterotyphis) Pterotyphis (Tripterotyphis) Trigonotyphis fimbriatus

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Type: Typhis pinnatus

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of New Zealand (1 collection), United States (4: Florida)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (2), the Dominican Republic (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (1), New Zealand (2), United States (4: Florida)

• Eocene of New Zealand (1)

Total: 17 collections including 18 occurrences

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