Erosaria turdus Lamarck 1810 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Alternative combinations: Cypraea (Erosaria) turdus, Cypraea turdus

Belongs to Erosaria according to J. Lopez Soriano 2006

See also Abrard 1942

Sister taxa: Cypraea (Erosaria) caputserpentis, Cypraea (Erosaria) guttata, Cypraea (Erosaria) helvola, Cypraea (Erosaria) malekulensis, Cypraea (Erosaria) sindiensis, Erosaria (Erosaria), Erosaria (Paulonaria), Erosaria (Ravitrona), Erosaria acicularis, Erosaria aliena, Erosaria americana, Erosaria cernica, Erosaria citrina, Erosaria eburnea, Erosaria erosa, Erosaria everwijni, Erosaria helvola, Erosaria labrolineata, Erosaria miliaris, Erosaria ocellata, Erosaria poraria, Erosaria spurca

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Djibouti (5 collections), Eritrea (3), Sudan (1)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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