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Superfamily Cypraeoidea Rafinesque 1815 (snail)

Gastropoda - Littorinimorpha

PaleoDB taxon number: 60049

Alternative spelling: Cypraeacea

Parent taxon: Littorinimorpha according to P. Jeffery 2003

Sister taxa: Calyptraeoidea, Capuloidea, Cingulopsoidea, Discopoda, Ficoidea, Littorinoidea, Naticoidea, Pterotracheoidea, Stromboidea, Tonnoidea, Vanikoroidea, Velutinoidea, Vermetoidea, Xenophoroidea

Subtaxa: Cypraeidae, Eocypraeidae, Ovulidae, Pediculariidae

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Type: Cypraea

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer