Pterynotus (Pterynotus) rufirupicolus Dall 1916 (mustached bat)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Alternative combination: Murex rufirupicolus

Full reference: W. H. Dall. 1916. A contribution to the invertebrate fauna of the Oligocene beds of Flint, River. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 51(2162):487-524

Belongs to Pterynotus (Pterynotus) according to E. H. Vokes 1970

See also Dall 1916

Sister taxa: Pterynotus (Pterynotus) burnsii, Pterynotus (Pterynotus) bushae, Pterynotus (Pterynotus) crenulatus, Pterynotus (Pterynotus) havanensis, Pterynotus (Pterynotus) hoerlei, Pterynotus (Pterynotus) matthewsensis, Pterynotus (Pterynotus) micropterus, Pterynotus (Pterynotus) phaneus, Pterynotus (Pterynotus) pinnatus, Pterynotus (Pterynotus) posti, Pterynotus (Pterynotus) propeposti, Pterynotus (Pterynotus) sabinola, Pterynotus (Pterynotus) stenzeli, Pterynotus (Pterynotus) washingtonicus, Pterynotus (Pterynotus) weisbordi

Type specimen: USNM 166725, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at USGS 7096 - Red Bluff (Flint River Fm) (Oligocene of Georgia)

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