Dermomurex (Viator) vaughani Maury 1910 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Alternative combinations: Murex (Murex) vaughani, Murex vaughani

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

See also Vokes 1963

Sister taxa: Dermomurex (Viator) antonius, Dermomurex (Viator) curviductus, Dermomurex (Viator) sexangulus

Type specimen: PRI 3461, a shell. Its type locality is TU 554 - Chipola River, which is in a Burdigalian marine marl/sandstone in the Chipola Formation of Florida.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (14: Florida collections)

Total: 14 collections including 15 occurrences

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