Zonaria praelatior Dolin 1991 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Alternative combination: Bistolida praelatior

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

Type specimen: USNM 438616, a shell. Its type locality is TU 1196. Farley Creek, about 0.8 mi E of bridge of Fla. Hwy. 275, which is in an Aquitanian marine limestone in the Arcadia Formation of Florida.

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution: found only at TU 1196. Farley Creek, about 0.8 mi E of bridge of Fla. Hwy. 275

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