Siphocypraea macrovoluta Ferreira and Cunha 1957 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Cypraeidae

Alternative combination: Cypraea macrovoluta

Full reference: C. S. Ferreira and O. R. Cunha. 1957. Contribuição a Paleontologia do estado do Pará: Notas sobre a Formação Pirabas, com descrições de novos invertebrados fósseis. I ( Mollusca – Gastropoda). Boletim do Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi. Nova Série Geologia 2:1-61

Belongs to Siphocypraea according to P. J. Wagner and R. C. Warnock 2016

See also Ferreira and Cunha 1957

Sister taxa: Siphocypraea (Okeechobea), Siphocypraea (Siphocypraea), Siphocypraea almirantensis, Siphocypraea amandusi, Siphocypraea cannoni, Siphocypraea dimasi, Siphocypraea duerri, Siphocypraea griffini, Siphocypraea grovesi, Siphocypraea merriami, Siphocypraea metae, Siphocypraea mulepenensis, Siphocypraea pennai, Siphocypraea philemoni, Siphocypraea posei, Siphocypraea problematica, Siphocypraea transitoria, Siphocypraea trippeana, Siphocypraea tristensis, Calusacypraea tequesta, Calusacypraea globulina, Calusacypraea sarasotaensis, Calusacypraea briani, Calusacypraea (Myakkacypraea) kelleyi, Calusacypraea (Myakkacypraea) myakka, Calusacypraea (Myakkacypraea) schnireli, Siphocypraea (Pahayokea) josiai, Siphocypraea (Pahayokea) mansfieldi, Siphocypraea (Pahayokea) basingerensis, Siphocypraea (Pahayokea) rucksorum, Siphocypraea (Pahayokea) penningtonorum, Siphocypraea (Pahayokea) alligator, Siphocypraea (Pahayokea) aspenae, Siphocypraea (Pahayokea) erici, Siphocypraea (Pahayokea) gabrielleae, Siphocypraea (Pahayokea) parodizi, Siphocypraea (Pahayokea) kissimmeensis, Cypraeactaeon pennai

Type specimen: IMPEG 357, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Miocene of Brazil (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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