Austrocypraea Cossmann 1903 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Alternative spelling: Lyncina (Austrocypraea)

Synonym: Prolyncina Schilder 1925

Full reference: M. Cossmann. 1903. Essais de Paléoconchologie comparée 5:1-215

Parent taxon: Austrocypraeini according to L. Dolin and J. M. Pacaud 2009

See also Fehse 2013

Sister taxa: Annepona, Chelycypraea, Miolyncina, Protoponda

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer


• Quaternary of Australia (2 collections)

• Pliocene of Australia (1)

• Miocene of Australia (8)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (1)

• Eocene of Australia (1), United States (1: Mississippi)

Total: 14 collections including 15 occurrences

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