Muracypraea mus Linnaeus 1758 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Alternative combinations: Barycypraea mus, Cypraea mus, Siphocypraea (Muracypraea) mus

Synonyms: Barycypraea ovum Roding 1798, Cypraea ovum Roding 1798

Belongs to Muracypraea according to B. M. Landau and L. T. Groves 2011

See also Baluk 1995, DeVries et al. 2006, Doneddu and Manunza 1996, Harzhauser 2004, Landau and Marques da Silva 2010 and Olsson and Petit 1967

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

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Venezuela (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Venezuela (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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