Miolyncina Schilder 1932 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Alternative spellings: Callistocypraea (Miolyncina), Chelycypraea (Miolyncina), Lyncina (Miolyncina)

Parent taxon: Austrocypraeini according to D. Fehse 2012

See also Eames 1950, Glibert 1963, Meyer 2004 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Annepona, Austrocypraea, Chelycypraea, Protoponda

Subtaxa: Callistocypraea (Miolyncina) prunum Callistocypraea (Miolyncina) soriensis Chelycypraea (Miolyncina) amygdalina Chelycypraea (Miolyncina) aquitanica Chelycypraea (Miolyncina) subovum Miolyncina cocconii Miolyncina conjungens Miolyncina prevostina

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Type: Cypraea subovum

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer


• Pliocene of Italy (3 collections)

• Miocene of France (3), India (1), Italy (1), Pakistan (5), Poland (1), Sri Lanka (4)

• Eocene of Pakistan (1)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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