Prozonarina brocchii Deshayes 1844 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Alternative combinations: Cypraea brocchi, Cypraea brocchii, Monetaria brocchii, Prozonarina brocchi, Schilderia brocchii, Zonarina brocchii, Zonarina brochii

Belongs to Prozonarina according to D. Fehse 2007

See also Baluk 1995, Dolin and Lozouet 2004, Glibert 1963, Lozouet et al. 2001, Lozouet et al. 2001, Popa et al. 2014, Schilder 1941 and Zunino and Pavia 2009

Sister taxa: Prozonarina barcamorpha, Prozonarina expansa, Prozonarina fabagina, Prozonarina haueriana, Prozonarina maxima, Prozonarina regalis

Type specimen: MCSNM, No. i4647, a shell.

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Miocene of France (2 collections), Italy (4), Poland (1), Romania (1)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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