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Chesatrophon Petuch 1988 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 10912

Full reference: E. J. Petuch. 1988. Neogene History of Tropical American Mollusks 1-217

Parent taxon: Trophoninae according to E. J. Petuch 1988

Sister taxa: Anatrophon, Apixystus, Benthoxystus, Enatimene, Enixotrophon, Eopaziella, Gemixystus, Lenitrophon, Litozamia, Paratrophon, Scabrotrophon, Terefundus, Trophon, Vesanula, Xanthochorus, Xenotrophon, Xymene, Xymenopsis

Subtaxa: Chesatrophon chesapeakeanus

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Type: Trophon chesapeakeanus

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore