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Pterotyphis (Tripterotyphis) Pilsbry 1931 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 158085

Alternative spelling: Tripterotyphis

Synonym: Pterynotus (Nothotyphis) Fleming 1962 (taxon 158084)

Parent taxon: Pterotyphis according to R. L. Gertman 1969

Sister taxa: Pterotyphis (Prototyphis), Pterotyphis (Pterotyphis), Trigonotyphis fimbriatus

Subtaxa: Pterotyphis (Tripterotyphis) lowei, Pterotyphis (Tripterotyphis) triangularis, Pterotyphis (Tripterotyphis) vokesae

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Type: Typhis lowei

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore