Notadusta Schilder 1935 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Alternative spellings: Cypraea (Notadusta), Notopulonia (Notadusta)

Invalid subtaxa: Ransonia Dolin and Lozouet 2004 [replaced name], Ransoniella Dolin and Lozouet 2005

Parent taxon: Cypraeidae according to F. Moretzsohn and G. Rosenberg 2015

See also Cernohorsky 1971, Dolin and Lozouet 2004, Ladd 1982 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Afrozoila, Akleistostoma, Archicypraeinae, Bernayinae, Bistolidinae, Cypraeinae, Cypraeorbis, Cypraeovulinae, Erosariinae, Erroneinae, Eucypraea, Fossacypraea, Gisortia, Gisortiinae, Luriinae, Mandolina, Megalocypraea, Nariinae, Nesiocypraea, Ovulum, Palaeocypraea, Proadusta, Pseudadusta, Pseudocypraeinae, Pseudozonariinae, Pustulariinae, Pustulariopsis, Semicypraea, Siphocypraea, Umbilia, Zonariinae

Subtaxa: Notadusta egregia Notadusta punctata Notadusta spolongensis Notadusta trelissickensis Notadusta victoriana Ransonia coseli Ransonia faviai Ransonia ferruginosa Ransonia gofasi Ransonia senuti Ransonia tarbelliana

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Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Vanuatu (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (1)

• Miocene of Australia (2), Indonesia (1), New Zealand (1)

• Eocene of New Zealand (1)

Total: 7 collections including 8 occurrences

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