Macrocypraea anguillana Cooke 1919 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Alternative combination: Cypraea anguillana

Full reference: C. W. Cooke. 1919. Tertiary mollusks from the Leeward Islands and Cuba. Contributions to the geology and paleontology of the West Indies. Carnegie Institution of Washington 105-156

Belongs to Macrocypraea according to M. d. C. Perrilliat et al. 2003

See also Cooke 1919

Sister taxa: Cypraea (Macrocypraea) spengleri, Macrocypraea cervus, Macrocypraea joanneae, Macrocypraea veintensis, Macrocypraea zebra

Type specimen: USNM 166963, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Miocene of Anguilla (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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