Monoplex williamsi Maury 1910 (triton shell)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Ranellidae

Alternative combinations: Murex (Murex) williamsi, Murex williamsi

Belongs to Monoplex according to A. G. Beu 2010

See also Vokes 1963

Sister taxa: Monoplex amictus, Monoplex aquatilis, Monoplex cercadicus, Monoplex chlorostomoides, Monoplex comptus, Monoplex exaratus, Monoplex gatunicus, Monoplex gurabonicus, Monoplex infelix, Monoplex jackwinorum, Monoplex krebsii, Monoplex lignarius, Monoplex longispira, Monoplex macrodon, Monoplex mundus, Monoplex nicobaricus, Monoplex panamensis, Monoplex parthenopeus, Monoplex pilearis, Monoplex ritteri, Monoplex tranquebaricus, Monoplex trigonus, Monoplex turtoni, Monoplex vespaceus, Monoplex vestitus, Monoplex wiegmanni, Tritonium (Lampusia) dubium, Lampusia affinis

Type specimen: No number, a shell. Its type locality is Rio Pirabas (Maury coll.), which is in a Miocene shallow subtidal limestone/limestone in the Pirabas Formation of Brazil.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Brazil (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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