Erosaria aliena Schilder 1939 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Alternative combination: Cypraea (Erosaria) aliena

Full reference: F. A. Schilder. 1939. Cypraeacea aus dem Tertiär von Trinidad, Venezuela und den Antillen. Abhandlungen der Schweizerischen Palaeontologischen Gesellschaft 62:1-35

Belongs to Erosaria according to E. J. Petuch 1988

See also Perrilliat et al. 2010 and Schilder 1939

Sister taxa: Cypraea (Erosaria) caputserpentis, Cypraea (Erosaria) guttata, Cypraea (Erosaria) helvola, Cypraea (Erosaria) malekulensis, Cypraea (Erosaria) sindiensis, Erosaria (Erosaria), Erosaria (Paulonaria), Erosaria (Ravitrona), Erosaria acicularis, 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

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution: found only at 1 km E of Huitiupán town (Miocene of Mexico)

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