Cypraecassis Stuchburry 1837 (snail)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Cassidae

Alternative spelling: Cassis (Cypraecassis)

Parent taxon: Cassinae according to A. G. Beu 2010

See also Beu 2005, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001, Vredenburg 1925 and Wilson 1993

Sister taxa: Cassis, Galeodea, Microsconsia, Sconsia

Subtaxa: Cypraecassis (Cypraecassis) Cypraecassis (Levenia) Cypraecassis cantaurana Cypraecassis chipolana Cypraecassis coarctata Cypraecassis tenuis Cypraecassis testiculus Cypraecassis wilmae

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Cuba (1 collection), Ecuador (2), Italy (1), Mexico (3), Panama (1), Spain (1)

• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (5), Italy (1), Jamaica (1), Spain (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2)

• Miocene of Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (10), France (1), Grenada (1), India (1), Italy (3), Poland (1), Romania (1), United States (4: Florida), Venezuela (6)

Total: 49 collections including 52 occurrences

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