Pygmaepterys germainae Vokes and D'Attilio 1980 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Full reference: E. H. Vokes and A. D'Attilio. 1980. Pygmaepterys, a newly described taxon of Muricidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda) with the description of three new species from the Cenozoic of the Western Atlantic. Tulane Studies in Geology and Paleontology 16(2):45-54

Belongs to Pygmaepterys according to E. H. Vokes and A. D'Attilio 1980

Sister taxa: Pygmaepterys alfredensis, Pygmaepterys drezi, Pygmaepterys pratulum

Type specimen: USNM 783319, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore


• Pliocene of Costa Rica (2 collections), the Dominican Republic (3)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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