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Chicoreus (Chicoreus) mergus Vokes 1974 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 158673

Full reference: E. H. Vokes. 1974. Notes on Chicoreus (Mollusca: Gastropoda) from the Cenozoic of the Western Atlantic region with the description on new species. Tulane Studies in Geology and Paleontology 11(2):81-95

Belongs to Chicoreus (Chicoreus) according to E. H. Vokes 1974

Sister taxa: Chicoreus (Chicoreus) aquitanicus, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) brevifrons, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) bullisi, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) clausii, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) corrigendum, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) cosmani, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) dilectus, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) dujardinoides, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) elusivus, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) enigmaticus, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) floridanus, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) folidodes, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) lepidotus, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) prolixus, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) spectrum, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) xestos

Type specimen: USNM 734375, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell 48.8 x 25.0