Eopustularia goedertorum Groves and Squires 1995 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Alternative combination: Proadusta goedertorum

Full reference: L. T. Groves and R. L. Squires. 1995. First Report of the Genus Proadusta Sacco, 1894 (Gastropoda: Cypraeidae) from the Western Hemisphere, with a Description of a New Species from the Eocene of Washington. The Nautilus 109(4):113-116

Belongs to Eopustularia according to D. Fehse 2010

See also Groves and Squires 1995

Sister taxa: Eopustularia acyensis, Eopustularia balinka, Eopustularia bartonensis, Eopustularia brackleshamensis, Eopustularia chevallieri, Eopustularia compacta, Eopustularia gregorioi, Eopustularia mejasensis, Eopustularia moloni, Eopustularia subrostrata

Type specimen: LACMIP 12375, a shell. Its type locality is CSUN Loc. 1563 - Larch Mountain [Crescent Fm], which is in a Ypresian sand shoal mudstone in the Crescent Formation of Washington.

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (2: Washington collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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