Zonaria theresae Dolin 1991 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Alternative combination: Lyncina theresae

Full reference: L. Dolin. 1991. Cypraeoidea and Lamellarioidea (Mollusca: Gastropoda), from the Chipola Formation (late early Miocene) of northwestern Florida. Tulane Studies in Geology and Paleontology 24(1-2):1-60

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

See also Dolin 1991

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 pseudotumulus, Zonaria sanguinolenta, Zonaria shirleyae, Zonaria simonnei, Zonaria spurcoides, Zonaria travancorica, Zonaria tumulus, Zonaria zonaria, Zonaria zonata

Type specimen: USNM 438607, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (2: Florida collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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