Zonaria tumulus Heilprin 1886 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Alternative combinations: Cypraea tumulus, Erronea (Adusta) tumulus

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 theresae, Zonaria travancorica, Zonaria zonaria, Zonaria zonata

Type specimen: WFIS 861, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (2: Florida collections)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (5: Florida)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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