Contradusta Meyer 2003 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Full reference: C. P. Meyer. 2003. Molecular systematics of cowries (Gastropoda: Cypraeidae) and diversification patterns in the tropics. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 79(3):401-459

Parent taxon: Erroneinae according to C. P. Meyer 2003

Sister taxa: Bistolidini, Eclogavena, Erronea, Erroneini, Melicerona, Notopulonia, Palmulacypraea, Purpuradusta

Subtaxa: Contradusta walkeri

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Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution: found only at Pucangan Formation - Java (Pliocene of Indonesia)

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