Propustularia Schilder 1927 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Erosaria, Erosariini, Monetaria, Naria, Nucleolaria, Staphylaea

Subtaxa: Propustularia bartschi Propustularia caribaea Propustularia gurabonis Propustularia kemperae Propustularia longidentata Propustularia mejasensis Propustularia paraguanensis Propustularia parisimina Propustularia simiensis Propustularia surinamensis

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Type: Cypraea surinamensis

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (2 collections), the Dominican Republic (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

• Miocene of Grenada (1), Hungary (2), Venezuela (1)

• Paleocene of Mexico (2)

Total: 10 collections including 11 occurrences

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