Two Additions to the Cenozoic Muricinae (Gastropoda:Muricidae) of the Western Atlantic Region

Emily H Vokes


It should be an axiom of systematic paleontology that there is never a complete catalogue of any group. This is certainly the case in the Cenozoic Muricinae, where only recently a updated study, with additions and corrections (Vokes, 1990, 1992) has been presented. No sooner were these revisions published than two additional, unusually spectacular species were discovered. As there are no plans for another revision in the foreseeable future, these two species are described.

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