Zonaria pseudotumulus Landau and Groves 2011 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - 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 Zonaria according to B. M. Landau and L. T. Groves 2011

Sister taxa: Zonaria (Zonaria), Zonaria annettae, Zonaria dertamygdaloides, Zonaria dujardini, Zonaria globosa, Zonaria heilprinii, Zonaria mariaelisabethae, Zonaria pingata, Zonaria pittorum, Zonaria porcellus, Zonaria praelatior, Zonaria sanguinolenta, Zonaria shirleyae, Zonaria simonnei, Zonaria spurcoides, Zonaria theresae, Zonaria travancorica, Zonaria tumulus, Zonaria zonaria, Zonaria zonata

Type specimen: NMB H18360, a shell. Its type locality is Cantaure Formation (unspecified localities), which is in a Burdigalian transition zone/lower shoreface siliciclastic in the Cantaure Formation of Venezuela.

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution: found only at Cantaure Formation (unspecified localities)

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