Cypraea sulcosa Lamarck 1802 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Cypraeidae

Full reference: J. B. Lamarck. 1802. Suite des mémoires sur les fossiles des environs de Paris. Annales du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle 1:383-391

Belongs to Cypraea according to J. B. Lamarck 1802

See also Dolin and Pacaud 2009, Lamarck 1803, Piccoli and Savazzi 1983 and Schilder 1939

Sister taxa: Cypraea (Austrocypraea), Cypraea (Bernayia), Cypraea (Bistolida) hirundo, Cypraea (Bistolida) kieneri, Cypraea (Conocypraea), Cypraea (Cribrarula), Cypraea (Cribrarula) cribraria, Cypraea (Cypraea), Cypraea (Cypropterina), Cypraea (Luponia), Cypraea (Notocypraea), Cypraea boucheti, Cypraea fenestratis, Cypraea flaveola, Cypraea ohiroi, Cypraea pantherina, Cypraea pediculus, Cypraea pennae, Cypraea problematica, Cypraea tigris

Type specimen: Its type locality is Grignon (Lamarck collection), which is in a Lutetian open shallow subtidal sandstone/sandstone in France

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution: found only at Grignon (Lamarck collection)

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