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Eofavartia Merle 2002 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 123183

Full reference: D. Merle. 2002. Eofavartia, a new genus of Muricidae (Gastropoda: Neogastropoda) from the Lower Palaeogene of the Atlantic Ocean: implications for the radiation of the Muricopsinae Radwin & D'Attilio, 1971. Comptes Rendus Palevol 1(3):167-172

Parent taxon: Muricidae according to D. Merle 2002

Sister taxa: Acanthotrophon, Aspella, Atractodon, Attiliosa, Austrotrophon, Babelomurex, Boreotrophon, Calothrophon, Calotrophon, Cathymorula, Coralliophilinae, Cymia, Dermomurex, Drupinae, 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, Pterorhytis, Pterotyphis, Pterymarchia, Pterynotus, Purpura, Purpurellus, Pygmaepterys, Rapaninae, Reishia, Siphonochelus, Spinidrupa, Spinucella, Thaidinae, Thais, Trachypollia, Tripterotyphinae, Trophoninae, Typhinae, Typhinellus, Typhis, Vitularia, Yasila, Yunomys

Subtaxa: Eofavartia frondosa

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore