Umbilia Jousseaume 1884 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Alternative spelling: Cypraea (Umbilia)

Full reference: F. A. Jousseaume. 1884. Division des Cypraeidae. Le Naturaliste 6(52):414-415

Parent taxon: Zoilinae according to J. L. Soriano 2006

See also Darragh 2002, Sepkoski 2002 and Wilson 1993

Sister taxa: Cypraeorbis, Protocypraea, Zoila

Subtaxa: Umbilia (Gigantocypraea) Umbilia (Palliocypraea) Umbilia (Umbilia) Umbilia caepa

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Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Australia (1)

• Pliocene of Australia (5)

• Miocene of Australia (39)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (1)

• Oligocene of Australia (9)

Total: 56 collections including 76 occurrences

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