Dermomurex (Dermomurex) matercula Vokes 1975 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Full reference: E. H. Vokes. 1975. Cenozoic Muricidae of the Western Atlantic region. Part VI - Aspella and Dermomurex. Tulane Studies in Geology and Paleontology 11(3):121-162

Belongs to Dermomurex (Dermomurex) according to E. H. Vokes 1975

Sister taxa: Dermomurex (Dermomurex) elizabethae, Dermomurex (Dermomurex) engonatus, Dermomurex (Dermomurex) jani, Dermomurex (Dermomurex) pauperculus, Dermomurex (Dermomurex) scalaroides

Type specimen: USNM 647442, a shell. Its type locality is TU 810 - Taylor Branch [Chipola Fm], which is in a Burdigalian marine marl/sandstone in the Chipola Formation of Florida.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore


• Miocene of United States (6: Florida collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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