Zoila fodinata 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 gigas, Zoila glomerabilis, Zoila mulderi, Zoila platypyga, Zoila viathomsoni

Type specimen: WAM 89.637, a shell. Its type locality is PL 3166. Roe Plains, 2.5 km north of Hampton Microwave Repeater Tower, which is in a Pliocene carbonate sandstone in the Roe Calcarenite Formation of Australia.

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution: found only at PL 3166. Roe Plains, 2.5 km north of Hampton Microwave Repeater Tower

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