Cypraea pantherina Solander 1786 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Cypraeidae

Alternative combination: Pantherinaria pantherina

Belongs to Cypraea according to P. Bouchet 2015

See also Meyer 2003, Sacco 1890 and Schilder 1941

Sister taxa: Cypraea (Austrocypraea), Cypraea (Bernayia), Cypraea (Bistolida) hirundo, Cypraea (Bistolida) kieneri, Cypraea (Conocypraea), Cypraea (Cribrarula), Cypraea (Cribrarula) cribraria, Cypraea (Cypraea), Cypraea (Cypropterina), Cypraea (Luponia), Cypraea (Notocypraea), Cypraea boucheti, Cypraea fenestratis, Cypraea flaveola, Cypraea ohiroi, Cypraea pediculus, Cypraea pennae, Cypraea problematica, Cypraea sulcosa, Cypraea tigris

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer


• Quaternary of Djibouti (1 collection), Eritrea (2), Saudi Arabia (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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