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Dermomurex (Dermomurex) engonatus

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Trophon (Aspella) engonatus was named by Dall (1892) [DISTRIBUTION: Pliocene-Pleistocene; Florida. TYPE SPECIMEN: Lectotype.]. Its type specimen is USNM 113273, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is TU 539b - Shell Creek [Caloosahatchee Fm], which is in a Pleistocene coastal marl in the Caloosahatchee Formation of Florida.

It was recombined as Aspella (Aspella) engonata by Olsson and Harbison (1953); it was recombined as Dermomurex (Dermomurex) engonatus by Vokes (1975).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1892Trophon (Aspella) engonatus Dall p. 243 figs. pl. 13, fig. 6
1953Aspella (Aspella) engonata Olsson and Harbison p. 251
1975Dermomurex (Dermomurex) engonatus Vokes p. 136

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyMuricoideade Costa 1776
familyMuricidaeRafinesque 1815
genusDermomurexMonterosato 1890
subgenusDermomurexMonterosato 1890
speciesengonatus(Dall 1892)

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