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Pterynotus (Pterochelus) ariomus Clench and Pérez Farfante 1945 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 158142

Alternative combination: Murex (Pterynotus) ariomus

Belongs to Pterynotus (Pterochelus) according to E. H. Vokes 1970

Sister taxa: Pterynotus (Pterochelus) acanthopterus, Pterynotus (Pterochelus) angelus, Pterynotus (Pterochelus) tristichus

Type specimen: MCZ 164734, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell 24.0 x 12.5