Schilderia amygdalum Brocchi 1814 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Alternative combinations: Apiocypraea amygdalum, Cypraea amygdalum, Zonarina amygdalum

Synonyms: Apiocypraea subamygdalum d'Orbigny 1852, Apiocypraea voeslauensis Sacco 1894, Cypraea (Adusta) subamygdalum d'Orbigny 1852, Cypraea subamygdalum d'Orbigny 1852, Eocypraea (Apiocypraea) voeslauensis Sacco 1894, Luponia subphysis voeslauensis Sacco 1894

Belongs to Schilderia according to D. Fehse 2007

See also Baluk 1995, Baluk 2006, Fehse and Grego 2006, Islamoglu and Taner 2002, Janssen 1972 and Popa et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Schilderia andegavensis, Schilderia brebioni, Schilderia columbaria, Schilderia decorticata, Schilderia fasciolaria, Schilderia flavicula, Schilderia garonettii, Schilderia incognita, Schilderia lauriatae, Schilderia longiscata, Schilderia plioamygdalum, Schilderia pseudamygdalum, Schilderia semidenticulata, Schilderia subannularia, Schilderia taurovalis, Schilderia utricolata, Schilderia veronicata

Type specimens:

  • Schilderia amygdalum: MCSNM, No. i4646, a shell.
  • Apiocypraea subamygdalum:
  • Apiocypraea voeslauensis:

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Miocene of Italy (2 collections), Poland (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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