Cypraecassis testiculus Linnaeus 1758 (snail)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Cassidae

Alternative combinations: Buccinum testiculus, Cassidea testiculus, Cassis (Cypraecassis) testiculus, Cassis testiculus

Belongs to Cypraecassis according to A. G. Beu 2010

See also Maury 1917

Sister taxa: Cypraecassis (Cypraecassis), Cypraecassis (Levenia), Cypraecassis cantaurana, Cypraecassis chipolana, Cypraecassis coarctata, Cypraecassis tenuis, Cypraecassis wilmae

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Cuba (1 collection), Spain (1)

• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (5)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (10), Venezuela (6)

Total: 25 collections each including a single occurrence

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