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Jsowerbya Merle 2004 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 123189

Full reference: D. Merle. 2004. Jsowerbya, new genus of Muricidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda) from the Eocene of the Paris (France) and Hampshire (England) basins with a phylogenetic assessment of its Ocenebrine versus Ergalataxine affinities. Geobios 38(4):505-517

Parent taxon: Ocenebrinae according to D. Merle 2004

Sister taxa: Acanthina, Califostoma, Carhuaspina, Crassilabrum, Eupleura, Forreria, Herminespina, Kestocenebra, Mariasalpinx, Muregina, Pterorytis, Pterynopsis, Tactilispina, Urosalpinx, Vokesinotus

Subtaxa: Jsowerbya auversiensis, Jsowerbya sexdentatus

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore