Eopustularia balinka Fehse 2010 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Full reference: D. Fehse. 2010. New Species of fossil Cypraeoidea from Europe and Australia (Mollusca: Gastropoda). Palaeontographica Abteilung A 292(1-3):1-19

Belongs to Eopustularia according to D. Fehse 2010

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

Type specimen: ZMB Ga.5797.1, a shell. Its type locality is RoncĂ , which is in a Bartonian marine limestone in the Orizzonte di Ronca Formation of Italy.

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Eocene of Hungary (3 collections), Italy (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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