Luria tessellata Swainson 1822 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Alternative combinations: Cypraea tessellata, Luria (Tessellata) tessellata, Talparia tessellata, Tessellata tessellata

Belongs to Luria according to Lopez Soriano 2006

See also Dolin 1991, Dolin and Lozouet 2004 and Jousseaume 1884

Sister taxa: Cypraea (Luria) cinerea, Luria campbelliana, Luria cantaurana, Luria dominicensis, Luria isabella, Luria isabellaprimitiva, Luria lurida, Luria mariaelisabethae, Luria voleki, Luria (Tessellata) cahuzaci, Luria (Tessellata) castinea, Luria (Tessellata) chattica, Luria (Tessellata) pelouaensis, Luria (Basilitrona) sanctesebastiani, Luria (Basilitrona) jenkinsi, Luria (Basilitrona) patrespatriae

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (5: Hawaii collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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