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Typhis (Talityphis) precursor Keen and Campbell 1964 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 158025

Belongs to Typhis (Talityphis) according to Keen and Campbell 1964

Sister taxa: Typhina alata, Typhina belcheri, Typhina disjunctus, Typhina expansa, Typhina laciniatus, Typhina obesa, Typhis (Typhina) mississippiensis, Typhis (Typhina) palmerae, Typhis (Talityphis) puertoricensis, Typhis (Talityphis) carmenae, Typhis (Talityphis) siphon, Typhis (Talityphis) olssoni, Typhis (Talityphis) eucteanus, Typhis (Talityphis) pterinus, Typhis (Talityphis) lampada

Type specimen: UCMP 15083, a shell. Its type locality is U.C. Loc. S-8012 [Los Perdices Shale], which is in a Miocene marine shale in the Los Perdices Shale Formation of Colombia.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell 47.5 x 31.0