Mauritia Troschel 1863

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Alternative spelling: Cypraea (Mauritia)

Synonyms: Arabica Jousseaume 1884, Mauritia (Arabica) Jousseaume 1884

Parent taxon: Cypraeinae according to L. Dolin and P. Lozouet 2004

See also Ladd 1977, Meyer 2004, Sepkoski 2002 and Yates 2008

Sister taxa: Cypraea, Cypraeini, Jousseaumea, Leporicypraea, Macrocypraea, Muracypraea, Plaziatia, Praerosaria, Prozonarina, Schilderia, Subepona, Talparia, Zonarina

Subtaxa: Cypraea (Mauritia) histrio Mauritia (Mauritia) Mauritia arabica Mauritia eglantina Mauritia grayana Mauritia maculifera Mauritia mauritiana Mauritia scurra

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Type: Cypraea mauritiana

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (2 collections), Djibouti (2), Eritrea (1), French Polynesia (1), India (1), Kenya (2), Mozambique (1), Pakistan (2), Saudi Arabia (2), the Seychelles (1), Tonga (3), United States (9: Hawaii)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Guam (1)

• Miocene of France (1), Indonesia (1), Japan (1)

Total: 31 collections including 35 occurrences

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