Luponovula boggsi Olsson 1928 (snail)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Eocypraeidae

Alternative combination: Cypraea (Monetaria) boggsi

Full reference: A. A. Olsson. 1928. Contributions to the Tertiary paleontology of northern Peru: Part 1. Bulletins of American Paleontology 14(52)

Belongs to Luponovula according to C. Dolin and L. Dolin 1983

See also Hendy et al. 2008, Ingram 1947 and Olsson 1928

Sister taxa: Luponovula mathewsonii, Luponovula merlei, Luponovula normalis, Luponovula quaggiottoi, Luponovula rouaulti, Luponovula rugosa

Type specimen: Its type locality is Negritos [Saman Conglomerate, Saman Fm], which is in an Eocene coastal conglomerate in the Saman Formation of Peru

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution: found only at Lagunitas [Saman Conglomerate, Saman Fm]

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.