Monoplex ritteri Schmelz 1989 (triton shell)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Ranellidae

Alternative combinations: Cymatium (Gutturnium) ritteri, Cymatium ritteri

Belongs to Monoplex according to A. G. Beu 2010

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 tranquebaricus, Monoplex trigonus, Monoplex turtoni, Monoplex vespaceus, Monoplex vestitus, Monoplex wiegmanni, Monoplex williamsi, Tritonium (Lampusia) dubium, Lampusia affinis

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (10: Florida collections), Venezuela (2)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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