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Poirieria (Pazinotus) bowdenensis Vokes 1970 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 158190

Full reference: E. H. Vokes. 1970. Cenozoic Muricidae of the Western Atlantic region. Part V - Pterynotus and Poirieria. Tulane Studies in Geology and Paleontology 8(1):1-50

Belongs to Poirieria (Pazinotus) according to E. H. Vokes 1970

Sister taxa: Pazinotus goesi, Poirieria (Pazinotus) stimpsonii

Type specimen: USNM 369621, a shell. Its type locality is TU 705 (>4 mm) [Bowden Fm], which is in a Pliocene offshore marl in the Bowden Formation of Jamaica.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell 13.9 x 6.0