Pseudozonaria Schilder 1927 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Alternative spellings: Cypraea (Pseudozonaria), Zonaria (Pseudozonaria)

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

See also Groves and Nielsen 2003, Landau and Marques da Silva 2010 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Pseudozonaria aequinoctialis Pseudozonaria annettae Pseudozonaria arabicula Pseudozonaria cathyae Pseudozonaria falconensis Pseudozonaria fehsei Pseudozonaria frassinetti Pseudozonaria frassinettii Pseudozonaria nigropunctata Pseudozonaria portelli Pseudozonaria praeaequinoctialis Pseudozonaria primarobertsi Pseudozonaria raymondrobertsi Pseudozonaria robertsi Pseudozonaria telembiensis Zonaria (Pseudozonaria) cathyae

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Type: Cypraea arabicula

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Ecuador (3 collections), Mexico (4), United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (4), Ecuador (4), Jamaica (3), Venezuela (3)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2)

• Miocene of Chile (1), the Dominican Republic (5), Ecuador (1), Venezuela (1)

Total: 32 collections including 36 occurrences

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