Murex wadiai Cox 1930 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Full reference: L. R. Cox. 1930. The fossil fauna of the Samana Range and some neighbouring areas: Part VIII. The Mollusca of the Hangu Shales. Memoirs of the Geological Suvery of India 14

Belongs to Murex according to L. R. Cox 1930

Sister taxa: Murex (Murex), Murex (Promurex), Murex (Rhinocantha), Murex (Subpterynotus), Murex (Tubicauda), Murex asteriscus, Murex bifrons, Murex calvus, Murex camplytropis, Murex cancellinus, Murex cingulatus, Murex clathratus, Murex colubrinus, Murex contabulatus, Murex crowfootii, Murex didymus, Murex fluctuosus, Murex frondosus, Murex grooti, Murex hamiltonensis, Murex junghuhni, Murex lignarius, Murex macgillivrayi, Murex manubriatus, Murex minutus, Murex mississippiensis, Murex nodularius, Murex pachystirus, Murex paradoxicus, Murex pondicherriensis, Murex pseudonystii, Murex reedi, Murex reticulosus, Murex rhysus, Murex sandersoni, Murex scorpionius, Murex striatulus, Murex textiliosus, Murex torturosus, Murex trinchinopolitensis, Murex trinodosus, Murex tripterus, Murex tubifer, Murex viperinus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Hangu Shales - Samana Range, Pakistan, which is in a Selandian/Thanetian marginal marine shale in the Hangu Formation of Pakistan

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Hangu Shales - Samana Range, Pakistan

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