Zoila Jousseaume 1884 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Alternative spelling: Cypraea (Zoila)

Synonyms: Gigantocypraea Schilder 1927, Zoila (Gigantocypraea) Schilder 1927

Parent taxon: Cypraeorbinae according to T. A. Darragh 2011

See also Sepkoski 2002, Soriano 2006, Tomida and Nakamura 2001 and Wilson 1993

Sister taxa: Cypraeorbis, Protocypraea, Umbilia

Subtaxa: Cypraea (Zoila) itoigawai Zoila (Zoila) Zoila campestris Zoila chathamensis Zoila didymorhyncha Zoila dolichorhyncha Zoila fodinata Zoila gigas Zoila glomerabilis Zoila mulderi Zoila platypyga Zoila viathomsoni

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Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Australia (3)

• Miocene of Australia (19), Japan (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (1)

• Oligocene of Australia (8)

• Eocene of Australia (1), New Zealand (3)

Total: 37 collections including 46 occurrences

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