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
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