Eupleura caudata Say 1822 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Alternative combinations: Bursa (Eupleura) caudata, Ranella caudata

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

See also DeVries 2005, Gardner 1948, Herbert 2005, Holmes 1858, Spencer and Campbell 1987, Vokes 1989 and Woodring 1959

Sister taxa: Eupleura engerrabunda, Eupleura gravidentata, Eupleura harbisoni, Eupleura kugleri, Eupleura lehneri, Eupleura leonensis, Eupleura limata, Eupleura nitida, Eupleura olssoni, Eupleura paroudia, Eupleura pectinata, Eupleura plicata, Eupleura prenitida, Eupleura thompsoni, Eupleura triquetra, Eupleura urbinai, Eupleura vokesorum

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (46: Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia collections)

• Pliocene of United States (2: Florida, North Carolina)

• Miocene of United States (1: Virginia), Venezuela (1)

Total: 50 collections each including a single occurrence

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