Erronea pyriformis Gray 1824 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Alternative combinations: Adusta pyriformis, Cypraea (Adusta) pyriformis, Cypraea pyriformis, Erronea (Adusta) pyriformis

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1824. Monograph on the family Cypraeidae, a family of testaceous Mollusca. Zoological Journal of London 1:367-391

Belongs to Erronea according to E. Robba et al. 2007

See also Gray 1824, Oostingh 1935 and Schilder 1941

Sister taxa: Cypraea (Erronea) mbalavuensis, Erronea (Cribraria), Erronea (Gratiadusta), Erronea caurica, Erronea cylindrica, Erronea errones, Erronea subviridis

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Vanuatu (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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