Nucleolaria Oyama 1959 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Alternative spelling: Cypraea (Nucleolaria)

Full reference: K. Oyama. 1959. Review of nomenclature on Japanese shells (3). Venus 20(4):361-362

Parent taxon: Erosariinae according to C. P. Meyer 2003

See also Groves 1994, Oyama 1959 and Wilson 1993

Sister taxa: Erosaria, Erosariini, Monetaria, Naria, Propustularia, Staphylaea

Subtaxa: Nucleolaria bezoyensis Nucleolaria cowlitziana

View classification

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Oligocene of France (2 collections)

• Eocene of United States (2: Washington)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.