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Nucella lapillus Linnaeus 1758 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 108183

Alternative combinations: Buccinum lapillus, Purpura lapillus, Thais lapillus

Belongs to Nucella according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Nucella (Acanthinucella), Nucella incrassata, Nucella lamellosa, Nucella praecingulata, Thais (Nucella) elsmerensis

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore