Erosaria ocellata Linnaeus 1758 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Alternative combination: Cypraea ocellata

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Erosaria according to J. Lopez Soriano 2006

See also Linnaeus 1758

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 poraria, Erosaria spurca, Erosaria turdus

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of India (1 collection), Yemen (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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