Muracypraea woodringi Landau and Groves 2011 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Cypraeidae

Full reference: B. M. Landau and L. T. Groves. 2011. Cypraeidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda) from the early Miocene Cantaure Formation of northern Venezuela. Novaplex 12(1-2):1-38

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

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 projecta, Muracypraea tuberae

Type specimen: LACMIP 12431, a shell. Its type locality is TU 1507 - Punta Verde [Angostura Fm], which is in a Miocene coastal siliciclastic in the Angostura Formation of Ecuador.

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer


• Miocene of Ecuador (4 collections), Panama (4)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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