Talparia Troschel 1863 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Alternative spelling: Cypraea (Talparia)

Parent taxon: Cypraeinae according to G. Rosenberg et al. 2006

See also Ladd 1977, MacNeil 1960 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Talparia (Talparia) Talparia talpa

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Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Djibouti (1 collection), Saudi Arabia (1), United States (2: Hawaii)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Guam (1)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (1)

• Miocene of United States (7: Florida)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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