Muracypraea ormenoi DeVries et al. 2006 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Full reference: T. J. DeVries, L. T. Groves, and M. Urbina. 2006. A new early Miocene Muracypraea Woodring, 1957 (Gastropoda: Cypraeidae) from the Pisco Basin of southern Peru. The Nautilus 120(3):101-105

Belongs to Muracypraea according to T. J. DeVries et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Muracypraea andersoni, Muracypraea angustirima, Muracypraea caroniensis, Muracypraea cayapa, Muracypraea donmoorei, Muracypraea grahami, Muracypraea henekeni, Muracypraea hyaena, Muracypraea isthmica, Muracypraea mus, Muracypraea projecta, Muracypraea tuberae, Muracypraea woodringi

Type specimen: LACMIP 8197, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Miocene of Peru (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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