Pterorhytis Conrad 1862 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Alternative spelling: Murex (Pterorhytis)

Parent taxon: Muricidae according to L. W. Ward and B.W. Blackwelder 1987

See also Martin 1904

Sister taxa: Acanthotrophon, Aspella, Atractodon, Attiliosa, Austrotrophon, Babelomurex, Boreotrophon, Calothrophon, Calotrophon, Cathymorula, Coralliophilinae, Cymia, Dermomurex, Drupinae, Eofavartia, Ergalataxinae, Favartia, Hadriania, Haustrinae, Heteropurpura, Hexaplex, Homalocantha, Jaton, Lyrotyphis, Monoceros, Morula, Murexiella, Murexsul, Muricanthus, Muricidea, Muricinae, Muricopsinae, Muricopsis, Murotriton, Nucella, Nucellopsis, Ocenebra, Ocenebrinae, Ocinebrina, Ocinebrinae, Odontopolys, Orania, Pagodula, Phyllocoma, Ponderia, Pterochelus, Pteropurpura, Pterotyphis, Pterymarchia, Pterynotus, Purpura, Purpurellus, Pygmaepterys, Rapaninae, Reishia, Siphonochelus, Spinidrupa, Spinucella, Thaidinae, Thais, Trachypollia, Tripterotyphinae, Trophoninae, Typhinae, Typhinellus, Typhis, Vitularia, Yasila, Yunomys

Subtaxa: Pterorhytis conradi

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: Florida collection)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (2: Florida)

• Pliocene of United States (5: Florida)

Total: 8 collections including 12 occurrences

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