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Subfamily Bistolidinae Meyer 2003 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 336488

Full reference: C. P. Meyer. 2003. Molecular systematics of cowries (Gastropoda: Cypraeidae) and diversification patterns in the tropics. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 79(3):401-459

Parent taxon: Cypraeidae according to J. L. Soriano 2006

Sister taxa: Afrozoila, Akleistostoma, Archicypraeinae, Bernayinae, Cypraeinae, Cypraeorbis, Cypraeovulinae, Erosariinae, Erroneinae, Eucypraea, Fossacypraea, Gisortia, Gisortiinae, Luriinae, Mandolina, Megalocypraea, Nariinae, Nesiocypraea, Notadusta, Ovulum, Palaeocypraea, Proadusta, Pseudadusta, Pseudocypraeinae, Pseudozonariinae, Pustulariinae, Pustulariopsis, Semicypraea, Siphocypraea, Umbilia, Zonariinae

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer