Luria (Tessellata) pelouaensis Dolin and Lozouet 2004 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Full reference: L. Dolin and P. Lozouet. 2004. Nouvelles espèces de Gastéropodes (Mollusca: Gastropoda) de l’Oligocène et du Miocène inférieur de l’Aquitaine (Sud-Ouest de la France). Partie 3. Cypraeidae et Ovulidae. Cossmanniana hors série 4:1-164

Belongs to Luria (Tessellata) according to L. Dolin and P. Lozouet 2004

Sister taxa: Cypraea (Luria) cinerea, Luria campbelliana, Luria cantaurana, Luria dominicensis, Luria isabella, Luria isabellaprimitiva, Luria lurida, Luria mariaelisabethae, Luria tessellata, Luria voleki, Luria (Tessellata) cahuzaci, Luria (Tessellata) castinea, Luria (Tessellata) chattica, Luria (Basilitrona) sanctesebastiani, Luria (Basilitrona) jenkinsi, Luria (Basilitrona) patrespatriae

Type specimen: MNHN-IM-2000-3694, a shell. Its type locality is Le Peloua reef, Saucats Valley, Gironde, which is in a Burdigalian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Falun de Leognan Formation of France.

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution: found only at Le Peloua reef, Saucats Valley, Gironde

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