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Monetaria Troschel 1863 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 10143

Alternative spelling: Cypraea (Monetaria)

Parent taxon: Erosariinae according to C. P. Meyer 2003

Sister taxa: Erosaria, Erosariini, Naria, Nucleolaria, Propustularia, Staphylaea

Subtaxa: Monetaria (Ornamentaria), Monetaria annulus, Monetaria moneta

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Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer