Typhina obesa Gabb 1873 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Alternative combinations: Typhis (Talityphis) alatus obesus, Typhis (Talityphis) obesus, Typhis obesus

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

See also Gertman 1969, Vokes 1983 and Woodring 1959

Sister taxa: Typhina alata, Typhina belcheri, Typhina disjunctus, Typhina expansa, Typhina laciniatus, Typhis (Typhina) mississippiensis, Typhis (Typhina) palmerae, Typhis (Talityphis) puertoricensis, Typhis (Talityphis) carmenae, Typhis (Talityphis) siphon, Typhis (Talityphis) precursor, Typhis (Talityphis) olssoni, Typhis (Talityphis) eucteanus, Typhis (Talityphis) pterinus, Typhis (Talityphis) lampada

Type specimen: ANSP 3251, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore


• Pliocene of Jamaica (1 collection)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (2), Haiti (1), Panama (4), United States (20: Florida)

Total: 28 collections each including a single occurrence

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