Muracypraea projecta Ingram 1947 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Cypraeidae

Alternative combinations: Cypraea projecta, Siphocypraea projecta

Full reference: W. M. Ingram. 1947. New fossil Cypraeidae from Venezuela and Colombia. Bulletins of American Paleontology 31(121):127-136

Belongs to Muracypraea according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also Ingram 1947, Petuch 1988 and Weisbord 1962

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

Type specimen: UCB, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution: found only at UC Locality S-8008. Tubera (Miocene of Colombia)

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