Cypraea (Erosaria) sindiensis Vredenburg 1925 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Alternative combination: Cypraea sindiensis

Full reference: E. Vredenburg. 1925. Description of Mollusca from the post-Eocene Tertiary formation of north-western India: Cephalopoda, Opisthobranchiata, Siphonostomata. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India 50(1):1-350

Belongs to Cypraea (Erosaria) according to M. W. A. Iqbal 1980

See also Harzhauser et al. 2009 and Vredenburg 1925

Sister taxa: Cypraea (Erosaria) caputserpentis, Cypraea (Erosaria) guttata, Cypraea (Erosaria) helvola, Cypraea (Erosaria) malekulensis, Erosaria (Erosaria), Erosaria (Paulonaria), Erosaria (Ravitrona), Erosaria acicularis, Erosaria aliena, Erosaria americana, Erosaria cernica, Erosaria citrina, Erosaria eburnea, Erosaria erosa, Erosaria everwijni, Erosaria helvola, Erosaria labrolineata, Erosaria miliaris, Erosaria ocellata, Erosaria poraria, Erosaria spurca, Erosaria turdus

Type specimen: Unknown number, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Pakistan (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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