Monoplex krebsii Mörch 1877 (triton shell)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Ranellidae

Alternative combinations: Cymatium (Septa) krebsii, Triton (Lampusia) krebsii

Synonyms: Cymatium (Septa) henicum Woodring 1959, Cymatium (Septa) pileare henicum Woodring 1959

Belongs to Monoplex according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also Beu 2010 and Weisbord 1962

Sister taxa: Monoplex amictus, Monoplex aquatilis, Monoplex cercadicus, Monoplex chlorostomoides, Monoplex comptus, Monoplex exaratus, Monoplex gatunicus, Monoplex gurabonicus, Monoplex infelix, Monoplex jackwinorum, 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, Monoplex williamsi, Tritonium (Lampusia) dubium, Lampusia affinis

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (1 collection), United States (2: Florida), Venezuela (4)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (3), the Dominican Republic (1), Jamaica (2), Panama (1), Venezuela (8)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (6)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (7), Panama (2), United States (2: Florida), Venezuela (1)

Total: 40 collections each including a single occurrence

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