Calusacypraea (Myakkacypraea) myakka Petuch 2004 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Full reference: E. J. Petuch. 2004. Cenozoic Seas: The view from eastern North America

Belongs to Calusacypraea (Myakkacypraea) according to E. J. Petuch 2004

Sister taxa: Siphocypraea (Okeechobea), Siphocypraea (Siphocypraea), Siphocypraea almirantensis, Siphocypraea amandusi, Siphocypraea cannoni, Siphocypraea dimasi, Siphocypraea duerri, Siphocypraea griffini, Siphocypraea grovesi, Siphocypraea macrovoluta, Siphocypraea merriami, Siphocypraea metae, Siphocypraea mulepenensis, Siphocypraea pennai, Siphocypraea philemoni, Siphocypraea posei, Siphocypraea problematica, Siphocypraea transitoria, Siphocypraea trippeana, Siphocypraea tristensis, Siphocypraea (Pahayokea) josiai, Siphocypraea (Pahayokea) basingerensis, Siphocypraea (Pahayokea) kissimmeensis, Siphocypraea (Pahayokea) rucksorum, Siphocypraea (Pahayokea) erici, Siphocypraea (Pahayokea) alligator, Siphocypraea (Pahayokea) parodizi, Siphocypraea (Pahayokea) aspenae, Siphocypraea (Pahayokea) gabrielleae, Siphocypraea (Pahayokea) mansfieldi, Siphocypraea (Pahayokea) penningtonorum, Calusacypraea (Myakkacypraea) kelleyi, Calusacypraea (Myakkacypraea) schnireli, Cypraeactaeon pennai, Calusacypraea sarasotaensis, Calusacypraea briani, Calusacypraea tequesta, Calusacypraea globulina

Type specimen: AMNH FI-50657

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution: found only at Unit 4, Fruitville Mbr, Tamiami Fm (Pliocene of Florida)

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