Luria isabella Linnaeus 1758 (Isabell cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Alternative combinations: Basilitrona isabella, Cypraea (Cypraea) isabella, Cypraea (Luria) isabella, Cypraea (Talparia) isabella, Cypraea isabella, Luria (Basilitrona) isabella, Luria isabellae

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Luria according to G. Rosenberg et al. 2006

See also Iredale 1930, Jung 1989, Ladd 1977, Linnaeus 1758, Schilder 1941 and Wilson 2002

Sister taxa: Cypraea (Luria) cinerea, Luria campbelliana, Luria cantaurana, Luria dominicensis, 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, Luria (Basilitrona) patrespatriae

Subtaxa: Cypraea (Cypraea) isabella lekalekana Cypraea (Luria) isabella lekalekana

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Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Djibouti (1 collection), Egypt (2), Eritrea (1), the Marshall Islands (1), Papua New Guinea (2), the Seychelles (1), Tonga (4), United States (10: Hawaii)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Guam (1)

• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (6), Fiji (1), Jamaica (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (7), Fiji (1), Venezuela (1)

Total: 42 collections each including a single occurrence

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