Luria (Basilitrona) patrespatriae Maury 1917 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Alternative combination: Cypraea patrespatriae

Full reference: C. J. Maury. 1917. Santo Domingo type sections and fossils. Bulletins of American Paleontology 5(30):1-43

Belongs to Luria (Basilitrona) according to F. A. Schilder 1941

See also Maury 1917

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 (Tessellata) pelouaensis, Luria (Basilitrona) sanctesebastiani, Luria (Basilitrona) jenkinsi

Type specimen: Holotype (no number), a shell

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution: found only at Cercado de Mao - Bluff No. 1 (Pliocene of Dominican Republic)

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