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Chicoreus (Phyllonotus) praepauxillus Maury 1917 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 108451

Alternative combination: Murex (Phyllonotus) praepauxillus

Full reference: C. J. Maury. 1917. Santo Domingo type sections and fossils. Bulletins of American Paleontology 5(30):1-43

Belongs to Chicoreus (Phyllonotus) according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Chicoreus (Phyllonotus) gardnerae, Chicoreus (Phyllonotus) infrequens, Chicoreus (Phyllonotus) pomatus, Chicoreus (Phyllonotus) pomum, Hexaplex (Phyllonotus) pomiformis, Phyllonotus imperialis

Type specimen: Holotype (no number), a shell

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell 16.0 x 7.0