Chicoreus (Chicoreus) xestos Vokes 1974 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Full reference: E. H. Vokes. 1974. Notes on Chicoreus (Mollusca: Gastropoda) from the Cenozoic of the Western Atlantic region with the description on new species. Tulane Studies in Geology and Paleontology 11(2):81-95

Belongs to Chicoreus (Chicoreus) according to E. H. Vokes 1974

Sister taxa: Chicoreus (Chicoreus) aquitanicus, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) brevifrons, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) bullisi, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) clausii, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) corrigendum, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) cosmani, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) dilectus, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) dujardinoides, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) elusivus, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) enigmaticus, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) floridanus, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) folidodes, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) lepidotus, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) mergus, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) prolixus, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) spectrum

Type specimen: USNM 647114, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore


• Pliocene of United States (2: Florida collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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