Zoila viathomsoni Darragh 2011 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Full reference: T. A. Darragh. 2011. A revision of the Australian fossil species of Zoila (Gastropoda: Cypraeidae). Memoirs of Museum Victoria 68:1-28

Belongs to Zoila according to T. A. Darragh 2011

Sister taxa: Cypraea (Zoila) itoigawai, Zoila (Zoila), Zoila campestris, Zoila chathamensis, Zoila didymorhyncha, Zoila dolichorhyncha, Zoila fodinata, Zoila gigas, Zoila glomerabilis, Zoila mulderi, Zoila platypyga

Type specimen: WAM 72.296, a shell. Its type locality is PL 3171 - 23.5 km north of Highway l, north of Walpole., which is in a Priabonian offshore siltstone in the Pallinup Siltstone Formation of Australia.

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution: found only at PL 3171 - 23.5 km north of Highway l, north of Walpole.

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