Muracypraea angustirima Spieker 1922 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Alternative combinations: Cypraea angustirima, Siphocypraea (Muracypraea) angustirima, Siphocypraea angustirima

Full reference: E. M. Spieker. 1922. The Paleontology of the Zorritos Formation of the North Peruvian Oil Fields. The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Geology 3:1-196

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

See also Landau and Groves 2011, Perrilliat 1992 and Spieker 1922

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

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Miocene of Peru (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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