Talparia (Talparia) mariaelisabethae Dolin 1991 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Full reference: L. Dolin. 1991. Cypraeoidea and Lamellarioidea (Mollusca: Gastropoda), from the Chipola Formation (late early Miocene) of northwestern Florida. Tulane Studies in Geology and Paleontology 24(1-2):1-60

Belongs to Talparia (Talparia) according to L. Dolin 1991

See also Landau and Groves 2011

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: USNM 438602, a shell. Its type locality is TU 825 - Farley Creek, which is in a Burdigalian marine marl/sandstone in the Chipola Formation of Florida.

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer


• Miocene of United States (7: Florida collections)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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