Typhis (Laevityphis) thagus Olsson 1930 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Alternative combination: Typhis thagus

Full reference: A. A. Olsson. 1930. Contributions to the Tertiary Paleontology of Northern Peru: Part 3, Eocene Mollusca. Bulletins of American Paleontology 17(62):1-164

Belongs to Typhis (Laevityphis) according to W. P. Woodring 1959

See also Olsson 1930

Sister taxa: Laevityphis (Laevityphis), Laevityphis (Laevityphis) ludbrookae, Siphonochelus (Laevityphis) bullisi, Siphonochelus (Laevityphis) costaricensis, Siphonochelus (Laevityphis) curvirostratus, Siphonochelus (Laevityphis) gracilis, Siphonochelus (Laevityphis) linguiferus, Siphonochelus (Laevityphis) muticus, Siphonochelus (Laevityphis) sawkinsi, Siphonochelus (Laevityphis) schencki, Typhis (Neotyphis) tapunagai

Type specimen: Its type locality is Lomitos Cgl, Talara Fm - Yasila and Jaquay Cunas, which is in a Bartonian coastal sandstone in the Talara Formation of Peru

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Lomitos Cgl, Talara Fm - Yasila and Jaquay Cunas

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