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Chicoreus (Phyllonotus) pomum

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Murex pomum was named by Gmelin (1791) [DISTRIBUTION: Late Miocene-Recent; Caribbean, Western Atlantic.]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Murex (Phyllonotus) pomum by Woodring (1928) and Olsson and Harbison (1953); it was recombined as Phyllonotus pomum by Fair (1976); it was recombined as Chicoreus (Phyllonotus) pomum by Vokes (1989).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1791Murex pomum Gmelin p. 3527
1928Murex (Phyllonotus) pomum Woodring p. 290
1953Murex (Phyllonotus) pomum Olsson and Harbison p. 243
1974Murex pomum Abbott p. 172
1976Phyllonotus pomum Fair p. 68
1989Chicoreus (Phyllonotus) pomum Vokes p. 40

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyMuricoideade Costa 1776
familyMuricidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyMuricinaeda Costa 1776
genusChicoreusSwainson 1830
speciespomum(Gmelin 1791)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: actively mobilef
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: carnivoref
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-09-10 08:22:24
Modified: 2009-09-10 10:22:24
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Miocene to the top of the Late/Upper Pleistocene or 11.60800 to 0.01170 Ma

Collections (30 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Trinidad and Tobago Murex pomum (60637)
Early/Lower Pliocene5.333 - 3.6Venezuela Chicoreus pomum (96486)
Early/Lower Pliocene5.333 - 3.6Trinidad and Tobago Murex pomum (60415)
Early/Lower Pliocene5.333 - 3.6Venezuela (Sucre) Murex pomum (41541 41543 41545 41554)
Zanclean5.333 - 3.6Dominican Republic Chicoreus pomum (74965)
Pliocene - Pleistocene5.333 - 0.0117USA (Florida) Murex pomum (41749)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588Costa Rica Chicoreus pomum (96519)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588Jamaica Murex pomum (58522)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588Mexico (Veracruz) Chicoreus pomum (96440)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781USA (North Carolina) Murex pomum (59316)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781Panama Murex pomum (80304)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781USA (Florida) Chicoreus pomum (35025) Murex pomum (41501 41539 79331) Phyllonotus pomum (61309)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Haiti Murex pomum (60892)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Dominican Republic Murex pomum (75422 75423)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Cuba Murex pomum (66775)
Calabrian1.806 - 0.781USA (Florida) Murex pomum (41705)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126USA (Florida) Chicoreus pomum (35031) Phyllonotus pomum (61310)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (Florida) Phyllonotus pomum (61311 96538)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (South Carolina) Murex pomum (66757 66758)