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Callistocypraea (Miolyncina) soriensis Eames 1952 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 342208

Full reference: F. E. Eames. 1952. A contribution to the study of the Eocene in Western Pakistan and Western India: C. The description of the Scaphopoda and Gastropoda from standard sections in the Rakhi Nala and Zindar Pir areas of the Western Punjab and in the Kohat District. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B 236:1-168

Belongs to Callistocypraea (Miolyncina) according to F. E. Eames 1952

Sister taxa: Callistocypraea (Miolyncina) prunum, Chelycypraea (Miolyncina) amygdalina, Chelycypraea (Miolyncina) aquitanica, Chelycypraea (Miolyncina) subovum, Miolyncina cocconii, Miolyncina conjungens, Miolyncina prevostina

Type specimen: BMNH G68269, a shell. Its type locality is Fossil Bed F.2734, Zinda Pir, which is in a Lutetian carbonate limestone in the Domanda Formation of Pakistan.

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Average measurements (in mm): shell 42.0 x 27.7