Pterotyphis (Tripterotyphis) Pilsbry 1931 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Alternative spelling: Tripterotyphis

Synonym: Pterynotus (Nothotyphis) Fleming 1962

Parent taxon: Pterotyphis according to R. L. Gertman 1969

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Wilson 1994

Sister taxa: Pterotyphis (Prototyphis), Pterotyphis (Pterotyphis), Trigonotyphis fimbriatus

Subtaxa: Pterotyphis (Tripterotyphis) lowei Pterotyphis (Tripterotyphis) triangularis Pterotyphis (Tripterotyphis) vokesae

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Type: Typhis lowei

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore


• Quaternary of United States (4: Florida collections)

• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

• Miocene of United States (3: Florida)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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