Erosaria poraria Linnaeus 1758 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Alternative combination: Cypraea poraria

Belongs to Erosaria according to C. P. Meyer 2003

See also Burgess 1970 and Marquet 1997

Sister taxa: Cypraea (Erosaria) caputserpentis, Cypraea (Erosaria) guttata, Cypraea (Erosaria) helvola, Cypraea (Erosaria) malekulensis, Cypraea (Erosaria) sindiensis, Erosaria (Erosaria), Erosaria (Paulonaria), Erosaria (Ravitrona), Erosaria acicularis, Erosaria aliena, Erosaria americana, Erosaria cernica, Erosaria citrina, Erosaria eburnea, Erosaria erosa, Erosaria everwijni, Erosaria helvola, Erosaria labrolineata, Erosaria miliaris, Erosaria ocellata, Erosaria spurca, Erosaria turdus

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: Hawaii collection)

• Pliocene of the Philippines (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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