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Chelycypraea (Miolyncina) subovum d'Orbigny 1852 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 343990

Alternative combinations: Cypraea subovum, Miolyncina subovum

Belongs to Chelycypraea (Miolyncina) according to F. A. Schilder 1941

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Cabanes reef, Saint-Paul-les-Dax, Adour Valley, Landes, which is in a Burdigalian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in France

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer