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Cypraea (Lyncina) lynx Linnaeus 1758 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 115693

Alternative combinations: Cypraea lynx, Lyncina lynx

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Cypraea (Lyncina) according to H. S. Ladd 1977

Sister taxa: Cypraea (Lyncina) porteri, Cypraea (Lyncina) schilderorum, Cypraea (Lyncina) vitellus, Lyncina (Callistocypraea), Lyncina amygdalina, Lyncina camelopardalis, Lyncina carneola, Lyncina cingulata, Lyncina eristicos, Lyncina imperialis, Lyncina leviathan, Lyncina maestratii, Lyncina magnifica, Lyncina miopropinqua, Lyncina peyroti, Lyncina praecedens, Lyncina tumida

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer