Luria dominicensis Gabb 1873 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Alternative combinations: Cypraea dominicensis, Talparia (Talparia) dominicensis, Talparia dominicensis

Belongs to Luria according to B. M. Landau and L. T. Groves 2011

See also Dolin 1991, Maury 1917 and Olsson 1922

Sister taxa: Cypraea (Luria) cinerea, Luria campbelliana, Luria cantaurana, Luria isabella, Luria isabellaprimitiva, Luria lurida, Luria mariaelisabethae, Luria tessellata, Luria voleki, Luria (Tessellata) cahuzaci, Luria (Tessellata) castinea, Luria (Tessellata) chattica, Luria (Tessellata) pelouaensis, Luria (Basilitrona) sanctesebastiani, Luria (Basilitrona) jenkinsi, Luria (Basilitrona) patrespatriae

Type specimen: ANSP 3003, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1 collection), the Dominican Republic (1)

• Miocene of Haiti (1), United States (1: Florida)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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