Luria Jousseaume 1884 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Alternative spelling: Cypraea (Luria)

Synonyms: Basilitrona Iredale 1930, Luria (Basilitrona) Iredale 1930, Luria (Tessellata) Jousseaume 1884, Tessellata Jousseaume 1884

Parent taxon: Luriinae according to B. M. Landau and L. T. Groves 2011

See also Dolin and Lozouet 2004, Ladd 1977, Rosenberg et al. 2006, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001 and Weisbord 1962

Sister taxa: Austrocypraeini, Lyncina, Trona

Subtaxa: Cypraea (Luria) cinerea Luria (Basilitrona) jenkinsi Luria (Basilitrona) patrespatriae Luria (Basilitrona) sanctesebastiani Luria (Tessellata) cahuzaci Luria (Tessellata) castinea Luria (Tessellata) chattica Luria (Tessellata) pelouaensis Luria campbelliana Luria cantaurana Luria dominicensis Luria isabella Luria isabellaprimitiva Luria lurida Luria mariaelisabethae Luria tessellata Luria voleki

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Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Bahamas (1 collection), Bermuda (2), China (1), Djibouti (1), Egypt (2), Eritrea (1), Haiti (2), Jamaica (1), the Marshall Islands (1), Morocco (1), Panama (1), Papua New Guinea (2), the Seychelles (1), Spain (2), Tonga (4), United States (12: Florida, Hawaii)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Guam (1)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (2), the Dominican Republic (7), Fiji (1), Jamaica (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2)

• Miocene of Colombia (2), the Dominican Republic (8), Fiji (1), Haiti (1), United States (3: Florida), Venezuela (2)

Total: 66 collections including 73 occurrences

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