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Typhina alata Sowerby 1850 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 187950

Alternative combinations: Typhis (Talityphis) alatus, Typhis alatus

Belongs to Typhina according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

Sister taxa: 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) precursor, Typhis (Talityphis) olssoni, Typhis (Talityphis) eucteanus, Typhis (Talityphis) pterinus

Type specimen: BMNH GG 20084, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell 29.5 x 18.0