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Pseudozonaria portelli Petuch 1990 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 249773

Alternative combination: Cypraea (Pseudozonaria) portelli

Full reference: E. J. Petuch. 1990. New gastropods from the Bermont Formation (middle Pleistocene) of the Everglades Basin. The Nautilus 104(3):96-104

Belongs to Pseudozonaria according to B. M. Landau and L. T. Groves 2011

Sister taxa: Pseudozonaria aequinoctialis, Pseudozonaria annettae, Pseudozonaria arabicula, Pseudozonaria cathyae, Pseudozonaria falconensis, Pseudozonaria fehsei, Pseudozonaria frassinetti, Pseudozonaria frassinettii, Pseudozonaria nigropunctata, Pseudozonaria praeaequinoctialis, Pseudozonaria primarobertsi, Pseudozonaria raymondrobertsi, Pseudozonaria robertsi, Pseudozonaria telembiensis, Zonaria (Pseudozonaria) cathyae

Type specimen: UF 28985, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Average measurements (in mm): shell length 25.0