Hexaplex (Hexaplex) veatchi Maury 1910 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Alternative combinations: Murex veatchi, Urosalpinx veatchi

Belongs to Hexaplex (Hexaplex) according to E. H. Vokes 1968

See also Gardner 1947 and Vokes 1970

Sister taxa: Hexaplex (Hexaplex) colei, Hexaplex (Hexaplex) engonatus, Hexaplex (Hexaplex) etheringtoni, Hexaplex (Hexaplex) fulvescens, Hexaplex (Hexaplex) katherinae, Hexaplex (Hexaplex) marksi, Hexaplex (Hexaplex) silvaticus, Hexaplex (Hexaplex) strausi, Hexaplex (Hexaplex) supernus, Hexaplex (Hexaplex) texanus, Hexaplex (Hexaplex) vanuxemi

Type specimen: 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 (16: Florida collections)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (1: Florida)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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