Monoplex parthenopeus von Salis Marschlins 1793 (triton shell)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Ranellidae

Alternative combinations: Cymatium (Monoplex) parthenopeum, Cymatium parthenopeum, Murex parthenopeus

Synonyms: Cymatium (Linatella) valentinei Olsson and Petit 1964, Cymatium (Monoplex) valentinei Olsson and Petit 1964, Monoplex australasiae Perry 1811

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

See also Beu 2010 and Davies 1973

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 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 Italy (1 collection), Jamaica (1), Namibia (1), Venezuela (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1), Jamaica (3), Mexico (2), Spain (1), United States (1: Florida), Venezuela (4)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (3), Panama (4)

Total: 26 collections each including a single occurrence

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