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Muregina Vermeij 1998 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 11384

Full reference: G. J. Vermeij. 1998. New Genera of Cenozoic Muricid Gastropods, with Comments on the Mode of Formation of the Labral Tooth. Journal of Paleontology 72(5):855-864

Parent taxon: Ocenebrinae according to T. J. DeVries 2005

Sister taxa: Acanthina, Califostoma, Carhuaspina, Crassilabrum, Eupleura, Forreria, Herminespina, Jsowerbya, Kestocenebra, Mariasalpinx, Pterorytis, Pterynopsis, Tactilispina, Urosalpinx, Vokesinotus

Subtaxa: Muregina carlosmithi, Muregina lugubris, Muregina marijkeae

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Type: Murex lugubris

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore