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Chicoreus (Siratus) formosus Sowerby 1841 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 108008

Alternative combinations: Murex formosus, Siratus formosus

Belongs to Chicoreus (Siratus) according to E. H. Vokes 1989

Sister taxa: Chicoreus (Siratus) amplius, Chicoreus (Siratus) articulatus, Chicoreus (Siratus) domingensis, Chicoreus (Siratus) eumekes, Chicoreus (Siratus) juliagardnerae, Chicoreus (Siratus) yaquensis, Siratus adelosus, Siratus amblyceras, Siratus dennanti

Type specimen: Holotype (no number), a shell

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell 79.8 x 26.6