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Luria dominicensis

Gastropoda - Cypraeidae

Cypraea dominicensis was named by Gabb (1873) [DISTRIBUTION: Miocene-Pliocene; Caribbean. Lectotype designated by Pilsbry (1922).]. Its type specimen is ANSP 3003, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Talparia (Talparia) dominicensis by Dolin (1991); it was recombined as Luria dominicensis by Landau and Groves (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1873Cypraea dominicensis Gabb p. 236
1917Cypraea dominicensis Maury p. 116
1922Cypraea dominicensis Olsson p. 140
1991Talparia (Talparia) dominicensis Dolin pp. 23 - 24 figs. 23 - 24
2011Luria dominicensis Landau and Groves p. 35

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyCypraeoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyCypraeidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyLuriinaeSchilder 1832
genusLuria(Jousseaume 1884)
speciesdominicensis(Gabb 1873)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: actively mobilef
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: omnivoref
Diet 2: grazerf
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-09-10 07:50:11
Modified: 2009-09-10 09:50:11
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Burdigalian to the top of the Early/Lower Pliocene or 20.44000 to 3.60000 Ma

Collections (4 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97USA (Florida) Talparia dominicensis (89575)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Haiti Cypraea dominicensis (60113)
Early/Lower Pliocene5.333 - 3.6Dominican Republic Cypraea dominicensis (58821)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Costa Rica Cypraea dominicensis (134667)