Zonaria porcellus Brocchi 1814 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Alternative combinations: Cypraea porcellus, Zonaria (Zonaria) porcellus, Zonarina porcellus

Belongs to Zonaria according to D. Fehse 2012

See also Fehse 2004, Glibert 1962, Groves and Nielsen 2003, Landau and Fehse 2004 and Sacco 1894

Sister taxa: Zonaria (Zonaria), Zonaria annettae, Zonaria dertamygdaloides, Zonaria dujardini, Zonaria globosa, Zonaria heilprinii, Zonaria mariaelisabethae, Zonaria pingata, Zonaria pittorum, Zonaria praelatior, Zonaria pseudotumulus, Zonaria sanguinolenta, Zonaria shirleyae, Zonaria simonnei, Zonaria spurcoides, Zonaria theresae, Zonaria travancorica, Zonaria tumulus, Zonaria zonaria, Zonaria zonata

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Italy (2), Spain (2)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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