Cypraea ohiroi Masuda 1967 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Cypraeidae

Full reference: K. Masuda. 1967. Molluscan Fauna of the Higashi Innai Formation in the Noto Peninsula, Japan III; Description of new species and remarks of some species. Transactions and Proceedings of the Palaeontological Society of Japan, New Series 65:1-18

Belongs to Cypraea according to K. Masuda 1967

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 pantherina, Cypraea pediculus, Cypraea pennae, Cypraea problematica, Cypraea sulcosa, Cypraea tigris

Type specimen: DGS 4598, a shell. Its type locality is Locality No. 30. Road side cutting near Koeiji Temple, Otani, Suzu City, which is in a Langhian marginal marine limestone in the Higashi-lnnai Formation of Japan.

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer


• Miocene of Japan (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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