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Afrozoila Fehse 2016 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 342878

Full reference: D. B. Fehse. 2016. Bemerkungen zur Gattung Barycypraea F. A. Schilder, 1925 mit der Beschreibung einer neuen Gattung Afrozoila unter Berücksichtigung fossiler Formen (Mollusca: Cypraeidae). Conchylia 46:53-67

Parent taxon: Cypraeidae according to D. B. Fehse 2016

Sister taxa: Akleistostoma, Archicypraeinae, Bernayinae, Bistolidinae, 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: Afrozoila caputavisensis, Afrozoila fultoni, Afrozoila gendinganensis, Afrozoila kendengensis, Afrozoila schilderi, Afrozoila teulerei, Afrozoila zietsmani

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Type: Zoila (Zoila) kendengensis

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer