Notadusta punctata Linneaus 1771 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Alternative combinations: Cypraea punctata, Palmadusta (Palmadusta) punctata, Ransonia punctata

Belongs to Notadusta according to F. Moretzsohn and G. Rosenberg 2015

See also Cate 1979, Dolin and Lozouet 2004, Schilder 1941 and Soriano 2006

Sister taxa: Notadusta egregia, Notadusta spolongensis, Notadusta trelissickensis, Notadusta victoriana, Ransonia ferruginosa, Ransonia coseli, Ransonia tarbelliana, Ransonia gofasi, Ransonia senuti, Ransonia faviai

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Vanuatu (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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