Purpuradusta Schilder 1939 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Alternative spelling: Cypraea (Purpuradusta)

Parent taxon: Erroneinae according to C. P. Meyer 2003

See also Okutaini 2000 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Bistolidini, Contradusta, Eclogavena, Erronea, Erroneini, Melicerona, Notopulonia, Palmulacypraea

Subtaxa: Cypraea (Purpuradusta) fimbriata Purpuradusta gracilis Purpuradusta microdon

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Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Djibouti (1 collection), Japan (3), the Seychelles (1), United States (1: Hawaii), Vanuatu (1)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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