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Xymene (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 11872

Synonym: Xymenella Finlay 1927 (taxon 11873)

Parent taxon: Trophoninae according to A. G. Beu et al. 1990

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

Subtaxa: Xymenella inambitiosa

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore