Erosaria americana Schilder 1939 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Alternative combination: Pustularia americana

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

Belongs to Erosaria according to D. Fehse 2010

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 aliena, Erosaria cernica, Erosaria citrina, Erosaria eburnea, Erosaria erosa, Erosaria everwijni, Erosaria helvola, Erosaria labrolineata, Erosaria miliaris, Erosaria ocellata, Erosaria poraria, Erosaria spurca, Erosaria turdus

Type specimen: NMB H 11259, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Erosaria americana in the database

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